Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Christ Crucified between the Virgin and Saint John

14th century
Made in France (?)
French (?)
Sardonyx, rock crystal, gold and enamel mount
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 7/16 in. (4.4 x 3.1 x 1.1 cm)
visible cameo: 1 x 3/4 in. (2.5 x 1.9 cm)
Lapidary Work-Sardonyx
Credit Line:
The Milton Weil Collection, 1940
Accession Number:
Not on view
In the Middle Ages, familiar typologies evolved and were constantly refined in accordance with stylistic changes. The fourteenth-century Crucified Christ between the Virgin and Saint John follows a relatively static convention.
Milton Weil Collection, Vienna (until 1940)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Cameo Appearances." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 65, no. 4 (Spring 2008). p. 19, fig. 32.

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