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Coronation of the Virgin

ca. 1330–40
Made in Westphalia, Germany
Oak with traces of polychromy
Overall: 14 3/4 x 12 5/8 x 4 3/16in. (37.5 x 32 x 10.6cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Images of the heavenly Coronation of the Virgin by Christ were often the central element of large altarpieces in fourteenth-century northern Europe.
George and Florence Blumenthal, Paris and New York (until 1941)
Smith, Elizabeth Bradford, ed. Medieval Art in America: Patterns of Collecting, 1800–1940. University Park, Pa.: Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 1996. no. 68, pp. 238-239.

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