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Christ on the Cross, 1542

  • Pierre Reymond, French, 1532 - 1578

Enamel on copper

  • Unframed: 5 15/16 × 4 13/16 × 5/16 inches (15.1 × 12.3 × 0.8 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase


Signed, bottom center, on cross: P•R

(F.M. Hackenbroch, Frankfurt, Germany)

1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Lesley, E.P., Jr. Enamel, an Historic Survey to the Present Day. Exh. cat., Cooper Union Museum. April 15-June 11, 1954, no. 92. Verdier, P. Catalogue of Painted Enamels of the Renaissance. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1967, p. 211. Renaissance Works of Art from the Permanent Collection. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, October 26, 1982-January 2, 1983. Higgott, Suzanne, et al. Catalogue of Glass and Limoges Painted Enamels. The Wallace Collection, London, 2011, pp. 238-239.

Pierre Reymond, Christ on the Cross, 1542, enamel on copper. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 21.174.