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Monk-Scribe Astride a Wyvern

Date:
mid-12th century
Geography:
Made in Magdeburg, Germany
Culture:
North German
Medium:
Leaded brass, cast and chiseled
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 3 5/8in. (23.8 x 19 x 9.2cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Brass
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.396
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 537
Mr. and Mrs. John Hunt, Drumleck Baily, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Jack and Belle Linsky, New York (until 1982)
Gómez-Moreno, Carmen. Medieval Art from Private Collections: A Special Exhibition at The Cloisters, October 30, 1968 through January 5, 1969. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968. no. 93.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notable Acquisitions, 1983-1984 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) (1984). pp. 10-11.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "One Hundred Fourteenth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1983, through June 30, 1984." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 114 (1984). p. 40.

The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art . New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1984. no. 49, pp. 130–31.

Morrison, Karl F. History as a Visual Art in the Twelfth-Century Renaissance. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1990. ill. on frontispiece.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 80, pp. 66–67.



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