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Musician Angels and the Harrowing of Hell


Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Exhibitions
  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
  • Making Music in Medieval Manuscripts. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
  • Medieval Mastery, Book Illumination from Charlemagne to Charles the Bold (Meesterlijke Middeleeuwen). Stedelijik Museum Vander Kelen-Mertens, Leuven. 2002.
  • Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts. 2014.
Provenance Lady Marie de Viane at Cambron, 1290, by commission; First daughter of Lady Marie de Viane at Cambron [date of acquisition unknown], by gift; Convent of Saint Marie de Beaupré near Grammont, Belgium, until the French Revolution [mode of acquisition unknown]; John Ruskin, ca, 1853 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, London (?), June 22, 1921, III, no. 67; Henry Yates Thompson, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, June 7, 1932, I, no. 15; A. Chester Beatty [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William Randolph Hearst [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William Randolph Hearst Foundation [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1957, by gift.
Credit Gift of the William R. Hearst Foundation, 1957

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Period
1290 (Medieval)
Medium
ink, paint, and gold on parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.759.2R
Measurements
H: 18 15/16 x W: 13 5/8 in. (48.1 x 34.6 cm)
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Not On View

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