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Judas Entering the Garden of Gethsemane to Betray Christ
Male Relief Figure
Baptism of Christ
Relief of Pope
Saint Anne with the Virgin and Child
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 305
This engaging group of the Virgin and Child with Saint Joseph was once the centerpiece of a large altarpiece. The Virgin and Child face in the same direction as the Child raises his right hand in blessing. Their posture suggests they may have been part of Holy Kinship group with Saint Anne or of an Adoration of the Magi. The orb in his left hand symbolizes Christ’s role as spiritual ruler of the world.
Gutenzell Abbey, Gutenzell-Hürbel, Germany (until ca. 1870?); Johannes Noll, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany (until 1912); Oscar Bondy, Vienna (in 1926-at least 1928); Ruth and Leopold Blumka ; Alastair Bradley Martin, Glen Head, NY (until 1948)
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