Washing of the Feet
Unidentified artist, French, 14th century
Object Place: Europe, France
5.71 x 5.71 cm (2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Terracotta model for ivory carvers. Plaque: Washing of the Feet. terracotta. Group of 11 Apostles around seated Christ whose right raised foot being washed by kneeling Peter. Under canopy of four trefoil arches.
Until 1967, Hugo Oelze (d. 1967), Amsterdam; 1967, by inheritance to his brother, Dr. F. W. Oelze, Germany [see note 1]; 1968, gift of Dr. Oelze to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 1968)
 See MFA curatorial recommendation letter of March 13, 1968 by Hanns Swarzenski.
Gift of Dr. F. W. Oelze in memory of Dr. Hugo Oelze