Door knocker (one of a pair), Manner of Hubert Gerhard (Netherlandish, 1540/50–1621, active Germany), Bronze, German, Augsburg

Door knocker (one of a pair)

Artist:
Manner of Hubert Gerhard (Netherlandish, 1540/50–1621, active Germany)
Date:
ca. 1600–1625
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1559
Not on view
Hubert Gerhard’s workshop made a variety of similar bronze objects in the Mannerist style. He worked for several important patrons including the Fugger banking family in Augsburg and their various country estates creating monumental sculptural groups and fittings of great refinement.
von Pannwitz (by 1905) ; Irwin Untermyer (by 1962–64; to MMA)