Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Saint Martin and the Brigands

Date:
ca. 1430
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Silk and metal thread on linen
Dimensions:
Diameter: 6 1/2in. (16.5cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1947
Accession Number:
47.101.64
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 13
[ Antonio Salvadori, Florence or Venice ? (1929–sold1947)] ; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York (1929–sold 1947)]
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "Arts of the Middle Ages: A Loan Exhibition," February 17, 1940–March 24, 1940.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Grand Gallery: An International Exhibition under the auspices of C.I. N.O.A.," October 19, 1974–January 5, 1975.

Hartford, CT. Wadsworth Atheneum. "The Splendor of French Style: Textiles from Joan of Arc to Napoleon III," March 9, 1986–May 25, 1986.

Farcy, Louis de. La broderie du XIe siècle jusqu'à nos jours d'après des spécimens authentiques et les anciens inventaires. Vol. supplement. Angers: Belhomme, 1890. no. 236, p. 165, fig. 236.

Weinberger, Martin. "Sammlung Schloß Rohoncz / Plastik und Kunstgewerbe." Der Cicerone : Halbmonatsschrift für Künstler, Kunstfreunde und Sammler 22 (1930). p. 50, 379.

Dodgson, Campbell. "Unknown Netherlandish artist (ca. 1440)." Old Master Drawings: a Quarterly Magazine for Students and Collectors 9 (1934–1935). pp. 32–33, fig. 33–34.

Dodgson, Campbell. "Supplementary note..." Old Master Drawings: a Quarterly Magazine for Students and Collectors 11 (1936–1937).

Ross, Marvin C. "A Magnificent Display of Old Vestments." ARTnews vol. 34 (1936). p. 14, ill.

Arts of the Middle Ages: A Loan Exhibition. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1940. no. 113, p. 39.

Freeman, Margaret B. "The Legend of Saint Catherine Told in Embroidery." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 13, no. 10 (June 1955). p. 293.

Rorimer, James J. The Cloisters: The Building and the Collection of Medieval Art in Fort Tryon Park. 3rd revised ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1963. p. 153.

Eisler, Colin. "Two early Franco-Flemish Embroideries -- Suggestions for Their Settings." The Burlington Magazine 109, no. 775 (October 1967). pp. 571-580.

Freeman, Margaret B. The St. Martin Embroideries: a Fifteenth-Century Series Illustrating the Life and Legend of St. Martin of Tours. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968. p. 19, 31, 44, ill. p. 19,31, 44.

Wilckens, Leonie von. Die textilen Künste: von der Spätantike bis um 1500. Munich: C. H. Beck, 1991. p. 259, fig. 290.



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