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Triptych Wing with an Angel and Saints
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Triptych Wing with an Angel and Saints


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Description This panel once formed together with its pair 71.67 the side wings of a triptych icon. Each wing is divided into four registers, showing inward-facing figures that originally drew the viewer's attention to the now missing image in the center. The overall arrangement follows a strict hierarchy, with a pair of angels in the top register followed by the apostles Paul and Peter and by four martyrs holding crosses.
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Date Description Narrative
1/11/1962Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Victor Gay, Paris, by purchase; Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 23, 1909, no. 80; Gaston Le Breton, Rouen, by purchase; Sale, Paris, December 6, 1921, no. 193; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1926

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Period
10th-11th century (Medieval)
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.159
Measurements
6 5/16 x 2 1/16 in. (16.1 x 5.3 cm)
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