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Pentecost from a set of The Passion

Artist:
Design based on a woodcut by Hans Schäufelein (German, Nuremberg ca. 1480–ca. 1540 Nördlingen)
Artist:
published by Ulrich Pinder (German, active 1493–before 1519) in "Speculum passionis domini nostri..." (1507)
Maker:
Unidentified Weaver's Mark (ICM)
Maker:
and Unidentified Weaver's Mark (AR)
Date:
1592
Culture:
German, Alsace, possibly Strasbourg
Medium:
Wool, silk, metal thread (20 warp threads per inch, 8 per cm.)
Dimensions:
39 1/2 x 29 3/4 in. (100.3 x 75.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911
Accession Number:
11.148.2
Not on view
Signature: Far left and far right in banderole: monogram A R and monogram I C M

Inscription: Inscribed in banderole at top: Die Sendung des Heiligenn Geistes Inn / gestalt Feüriger Züngenn. Act: ii [trans.: The descent of the Holy Ghost in the likeness of fiery tongues. Acts 2]; below banderole at top: 1592
possibly from the Convent of Masevaux, near Mulhouse ; possibly in the collection of Schneider , a cathedral cleric in Mulhouse ; Müller-Schirmer (1895) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (until 1911; to MMA)
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