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Plaque: The Entry into Jerusalem

French
1550–1600
Atelier of Jean Pénicaud I (French, about 1480–after 1541)


Object Place: Limoges

Dimensions

27.5cm x 24.6cm

Accession Number

34.127

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels

Saviour in purple robe on ass with foal followed by aspostles and holy men, greeted by four citizens: costumes of lapis, mauve, green and gold. Walled gate of city at right, tree before it from which youth strews flowers; branches with small white flowers on ground.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA for $8000. (Accession Date: April 5, 1934)

Credit Line

Martha Silsbee Fund