Description The scenes on this ivory read from bottom to top: the scenes begin at the lower left with the Temptation of Judas, the Payment of Silver, and the Arrest of Christ. The Crucifixion and Deposition occupy the middle level, and the Entombment and Holy Women at the Tomb are at the top. The architectural gables with pierced designs and rose windows resemble those of the great 13th-century cathedrals in and around Paris.
|9/11/1995||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
- Ivory: The Sumptuous Art. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983-1984.
- Images in Ivory: Precious Objects of the Gothic Age. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1997.
- Vive la France! French Treasures from the Middle Ages to Monet. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1999-2000.
- The Book of Kings: Art, War, and the Morgan Library's Medieval Picture Bible. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Academy Art Museum, Easton; Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton; The Mitchell Gallery, Annapolis; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. 2002.
- Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Medieval Trans-Saharan Exchange. Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston; Aga Khan Museum, Toronto; National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington. 2019-2020.
Provenance Frédéric Spitzer, Paris, by purchase; Sale, Paul Chevallier and Charles Mannheim, April 17, 1893, no. 78; Spitzer family, by inheritance; Sale, New York, January 9, 1929, no. 544; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929
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