Overall (glass only): 5 3/16 x 3 1/4 in. (13.2 x 8.3 cm)
Framed: 7 13/16 x 5 7/16 x 13/16 in. (19.9 x 13.8 x 2.1 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
Christ shown both living and dead as the Man of Sorrows became an important image at the end of the Middle Ages, when his suffering increasingly became the focus of private devotion.
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Boardman, Phillip C., Marcia Cohn Growdon, and Francis X. Hartigan, ed. Culture of the Middle Ages: A Festival of the Medieval Arts. Treasures of the Middle Ages. Reno, Nevada: Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, 1978. no. 38.
Puglisi, Catherine, and William Barcham, ed. Passion in Venice: Crivelli to Tintoretto and Veronese. New York; London: Museum of Biblical Art, 2011. no. 7, pp. 44-47.
Artist: Baldassare degli Embriachi (Italian, active 1390–1409)Date: ca. 1400–1409Medium: Bone and Certosina (inlays of stained woods, bone and horn) with traces of gildingAccession: 17.190.490a, bOn view in:Gallery 307