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Tabernacle with Crucifixion Scene

mid or third quarter 14th century
Made in probably the Veneto, Italy
North Italian
Wood (poplar and oak), paint and gilding
Overall: 38 1/2 x 23 1/4 x 5 3/4in. (97.8 x 59.1 x 14.6cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth Blumka in honor of Ashton Hawkins, 1985
Accession Number:
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(sold 1906); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (1906–1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1916); The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1916–1971?); Blumka Gallery, New York (1971?–until 1985)
Allentown, Pa. Allentown Art Museum. "Beyond Nobility: Art for the Private Citizen in the Early Renaissance," September 28, 1980–January 4, 1981, no. 32.

Breck, Joseph. Catalogue of Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance Sculpture. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1913. no. 13, pp. 15–16.

Callmann, Ellen. Beyond Nobility: Art for the Private Citizen in the Early Renaissance. Allentown, Pa.: Allentown Art Museum, 1980. no. 32, pp. 37–38.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "One Hundred Sixteenth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1985, through June 30, 1986." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 116 (1986). p. 33.

Baetjer, Katharine. European Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by artists born in or before 1895: A summary catalogue. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. pp. 66-67.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 176, pp. 150–51.

Wixom, William D. "Medieval Sculpture at the Metropolitan: 800 to 1400." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 62, no. 4 (2005). p. 45.

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