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Christ Riding a Donkey (Palmesel)

Christ Riding a Donkey (Palmesel)

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Elvehjem : Gallery : 2 : Pedestal

Unknown

Artist
Unknown (Austrian, )
Title
Christ Riding a Donkey (Palmesel)
Date
ca. 1450
Medium
Polychrome wood
Dimensions
61 x 56 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. Overall
Credit
Elvehjem Museum of Art Membership Fund purchase through the Glenn McHugh Bequest
Accession No.
1977.2
Classification
Sculpture
Geography
Austria

Related

to ca. 1970, Count Wilczek, Burg Kreuzenstein (near Vienna, Austria); ca. 1970 sold to [film director] John Huston (St. Clerans, Craughwell, County Galway, Ireland) [1]; 1976-1977, Barling of Mount Street Ltd. (London, England); 1977, sold by Barling of Mount Street, Ltd. to the Elvehjem Art Center [now Chazen Museum of Art]. [1] according to letter from Inge Bienenstein, Atelier I Bienenstein (Vienna) to Raffaello Amati, Antiquus (London) (received on July 1, 1977).

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