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The Adoration of the Magi

Date:
ca. 1510–15
Geography:
Made in Cologne, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 3/8 x 13 5/8 x 1/4 in. (39.1 x 34.6 x 0.6 cm) Overall (installation opening): 14 1/4 x 12 5/8 in. (36.2 x 32.1 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Stained
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Kate Read Blacque, in memory of her husband, Valentine Alexander Blacque; Bequest of Thomas W. Lamont and Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, by exchange; and Rogers Fund, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.47.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
[Sibyll Kummer-Rothenhäusler, Galerie für Glasmalerei, Zurich (sold 1982)]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notable Acquisitions, 1981-1982 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) (1982). pp. 22-24.

Kleinbauer, Walter Eugene. "Recent Major Acquisitions of Medieval Art by American Museums." Gesta 22, no. 2 (1983). p. 174, fig. 10.

Caviness, Madeline H., ed. Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: New England and New York (Corpus Vitrearum Checklist I). Studies in the History of Art, Vol. 15. Washington, D.C.: National Art Gallery, 1985. p. 140.

Husband, Timothy B., and Madeline H. Caviness, ed. Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: Silver-Stained Roundels and Unipartite Panels (Corpus Vitrearum Checklist IV). Studies in the History of Art, Vol. 39. Washington, D.C.: National Art Gallery, 1991. p. 150.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 285, pp. 224–25.

Täube, Dagmar, and Miriam Verena Fleck, ed. Glanz und Größe des Mittelalters: Kölner Meisterwerke aus den großen Sammlungen der Welt. Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2011. no. 162, p. 400.



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