Pentecost, between 1415 and 1420

  • Boucicaut Master, French, 1405-1420

Tempera on parchment

  • diameter: 2 7/8 inches (7.3 cm) crystal cover: 3 inches (7.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mrs. James Couzens


Lyon, Albin Chalandon

Paris, George Chalandon (son of Albin)

(Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., New York, New York, USA)

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

DIA, "French Gothic Art of the 13th to 15th Century," exh. cat. by W. R. Valentiner, 1928, no. 18 (attributed to Burgundian school, c.1430). Panofsky, E., "A Parisian Goldsmith's Model of the Early Fifteenth Century?" Essays in Honor of George Swarzenski, Berlin / Chicago, 1951/52, pp. 70-84. Lawrence (KS), University of Kansas Museum of Art, "The Waning of the Middle Ages," exh. 1 Nov-1Dec 1969, pp 11-12, no. 6, pl. XII. Plummer, J., The Last Flowering, French Painting in Manuscripts 1420-1530, Pierpoint Morgan Library, New York, 1982, mentioned in no 7, p 6 (attribution to the Master of the Harvard Hannibal, 1420s).

circle of Boucicaut Master, Pentecost, between 1415 and 1420, Tempera on parchment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mrs. James Couzens, 27.162.