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A Meeting Scene
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A Meeting Scene

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Description A king, whose crown lies on the grass, welcomes a young man who kneels at his feet, his hands joined in an imploring gesture. Behind him, a helmeted guard holds a lance. The meeting takes place before an arch opening onto a hilly landscape with a distant church. An elderly man and a woman attend at the right, together with a younger man in Italian costume. The costumes of the other characters are either in the Italian fashion or conventional.
Date Description Narrative
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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late 15th century (Renaissance)
painted enamel on silver, scratched with graver
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H: 3 1/16 x W: 2 5/16 in. (7.8 x 5.9 cm)
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
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