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Devotional Plaque with Christ as the Man of Sorrows
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Devotional Plaque with Christ as the Man of Sorrows


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Description The Man of Sorrows--the image of the dead Christ miraculously standing--is meant to call to mind various moments in the Passion cycle. Here it provides an emotional focus for private devotion. The ornamental festoons and cherubs, inspired by ancient relief sculpture, are characteristic of the early Italian Renaissance.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1450-1520 (Renaissance)
Medium
gilded bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.225
Measurements
4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in. (10.9 x 7.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)

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