Diptych, between 1300 and 1350

  • French

Ivory

  • Overall: 4 3/8 × 4 1/2 × 5/8 inches (11.1 × 11.4 × 1.6 cm) Overall (left panel): 4 3/8 × 2 3/16 × 5/8 inches (11.1 × 5.6 × 1.6 cm) Overall (right panel): 4 3/8 × 2 3/16 × 5/8 inches (11.1 × 5.6 × 1.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Robert H. Tannahill

42.135

On View

  • European: Medieval C263

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Religious art
  • Ivory
  • Leaves (object components)
  • Figures (representations)
  • Carving
  • Relief
  • Diptych
  • Ivory sculpture
  • France
  • Christ
  • Crucifixion
  • Passion

Maurice Sulzbach (Paris, France)

until 1928, (Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co., Inc., New York, New York, USA)

Robert Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA)

1942-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

The Seventh Loan Exhibition of French Gothic Art of the Thirteenth to Fifteenth Century. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1928, no. 61. Randall, Jr., R.H. The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Carvings in North American Collections. New York, 1993, no. 68, p. 134.

French, Diptych, between 1300 and 1350, ivory. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Robert H. Tannahill, 42.135.