Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of doors

mid-16th century
Spanish, Castile
Polychromed and gilded wood (pine or larch)
Overall (.8a): 86 1/4 × 31 3/8 × 2 in. (219.1 × 79.7 × 5.1 cm); .8b: 85 3/4 × 31 × 2 in. (217.8 × 78.7 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of The Hearst Foundation, 1956
Accession Number:
56.234.8a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Labels attached to each door: (in part) GIMBEL BROTHERS/ Lot 163/ Art 55/ Description Pair of very unusual P...wood doors/ Price $678.25 pair/ From the/ William Radolph Hearst collection; (in part) GIMBEL BROTHERS/ Victor J. Hammer; (railroad shipment label attached to door .8b) Ferrocariles de Madrid - Zaragoza. De Alcala A Madrid ... April 1898.
Dimitri Schevitch , Paris (until 1906; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, April 4–7, 1906; no. 327); William Randolph Hearst (by 1941–d. 1951) ; William Randolph Hearst Foundation (1951–56; to MMA)
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