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Plaque with Saint Peter in Glory
Plaque with Saint Peter
The Ox of Saint Luke (one of two appliqués from a book cover)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 304
Bowing to the left with downcast eyes and downturned mouths, the three men apparently witness a sad scene, perhaps the burial of a saint or the death of the Virgin. They may have been fixed to a large reliquary or an altar.
Aimé Desmottes, Lille and Paris (sold March 19-23, 1900); [ Brimo de Laroussilhe, Paris]; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
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