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Triptych with a Deesis
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Triptych with a Deesis


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description For the composition see Walters 44.375. The Virgin holds a scroll with the first words of the prayer she addresses to Christ: "Oh most merciful Master, Lord, accept [this prayer]", etc. Christ holds a Gospel book open to the words: "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden" (Matthew 11:28). Saint John's scroll reads: "Behold, the Lamb of God Who ta[kes away the sins of the world]" (John 1:29).
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/15/1959Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On scroll: Oh most merciful Master, Lord, accept [this prayer]; [Inscription] On book: Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden; [Inscription] On scroll: Behold, the Lamb of God Who ta[kes away the sins of the world]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
19th century (Modern)
Medium
brass, oil paint
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.407
Measurements
H: 2 15/16 x W: 7 5/8 in. (7.5 x 19.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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