Crucifix, 1771

  • Walter Pompe, Dutch, active in Antwerp, 1703-1777

Ivory, wood

  • Overall: 27 1/8 × 12 5/16 × 2 9/16 inches (68.9 × 31.3 × 6.5 cm)

Gift of Charles and Miriam Meyers

1995.128

On View

  • British Decorative Arts S333

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Carving
  • Wood
  • Ivory
  • Sculpture
  • Figure (representation)
  • Crucifix
  • Antwerp
  • Christ
  • Crucifixion

Signed and dated, at the back on Christ's loincloth: W. Pompe Fecit 1771

Marks, painted on plaque above the crucifix: [indecipherable]

Inscribed, on the lower part of the rear loincloth: A. Anvers

1967-1995, purchased by Charles and Miriam Meyers; 1995-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Walter Pompe, Crucifix, 1771, ivory, wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Charles and Miriam Meyers, 1995.128.