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Casket with Scenes from Romance
Casket with Romance Scenes
Diptych with the Death and Coronation of the Virgin
Virgin and Child
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 306
This casket is one of six that depict the story La Châtelaine de Vergi, a story of love and death that is said to be based on a scandal at the Burgundian court. The story concerns the secret affair of a knight and lady (la Châtelaine) that is ended by the jealous Duchess of Burgundy.
Sir Francis Douce (1754–1824), London; Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick (1783 - 1848); M. Charles Mannheim, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York
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