The Crucifixion

German (Vitus Kel, Cologne)
1508


Object Place: Europe, Cologne, Germany

Dimensions

40.8 x 24.77 cm (16 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.79

Medium or Technique

Stone; Kehlheim stone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Kehlheim stone. Donor husband and wife kneeling; hands in prayer, both sides of Cross; scene of old town background; INRI above Christ; skull and cross bones below; wooden frame with inscription “HANNS BARTHELME GATTERMAYR. Z. GATTERHOFF. MARIA. MAGD.

Provenance

1968, Blumka Gallery, New York; November 26, 1968, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson