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Diptych with the Nativity and Adoration
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Diptych with the Nativity and Adoration


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Description The left wing combines the scene of the Nativity with that of the Annunciation to the Shepherds; the right shows the Adoration of the Three Kings. The scenes are set beneath arcades of three trefoil arches. The two scenes are based on the large Passion Diptychs, for example, Walters 71.272. Details relate to Walters 71.201 and other works attributed to Mosan or Flemish artists. Both panels are cracked vertically and one has been rejoined.
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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Period
4th quarter 14th century (Medieval)
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.194
Measurements
Each panel H: 2 7/8 x W: 2 1/8 in. (7.3 x 5.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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