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Armorial Epitaph Plaque

South German
16th century


Dimensions

Overall: 52.7 x 45.7 x 3.8 cm (20 3/4 x 18 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.526

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Bronze, rectangular molded frame with sculptured cresting and lettered scroll border: Wer hie wohl stirbt Lebt in Gott Wird endhebt aus Neid und Noth. Armorial shield with helmet in acanthus cartouche, crest repeats figure of arms.

Provenance

Henri Daguerre, Paris. 1929, Satori; September 6, 1929, sold by Sartori to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. P6421); June 8, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 114, to the MFA for $210. (Accession Date: June 9, 1949)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund