Christ healing the sick

Southern Italian (Salerno?) (probably)
Medieval (Romanesque)
11th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

15.87 x 10.79 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.258

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectangular with (broken) moulding top and bottom. Robed semi-profile figure of Christ, right hand raised, 2 heads behind and 2 halos. One full figure in loin cloth, 4 grouped at left, 1 with crutch hole in upper edge, scratched XVIII on back.

Provenance

1886, Charles Stein, Paris; May 11-14, 1886, Stein sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, lot 17. Feinberg collection, New York. 1944, Ars Antiqua, New York; October 4, 1944, sold by Ars Antiqua to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. N6127); 1948, sold by Brummer to the MFA for $4600. (Accession Date: March 11, 1948)

Credit Line

1948 Purchase Fund