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Adoration of the Magi

Date:
ca. 1520
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Oak, with polychromy & gilding
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 3/8 x 13 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. (39.1 x 35.2 x 11.4 cm) Overall (including base): 17 1/4 x 16 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. (43.8 x 42.9 x 13.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Wood
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.144
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
This small, intimate scene combines two episodes: above, the three
kings follow the star to Bethlehem (now mostly lost); below, they adore the infant Jesus.
Michael Friedsam, New York; Mrs. Chauncey J. Blair, Chicago
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