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Ancestors of Christ

Toros Roslin1262 (Medieval)

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

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  • Title: Ancestors of Christ
  • Date Created: 1262 (Medieval)
  • Physical Dimensions: w21.5 x h30 cm
  • Type: illuminated manuscripts; folios (leaves)
  • Rights: Bequest of Mrs. Henry Walters [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1935, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
  • External Link: The Walters Art Museum
  • Medium: ink, paint and gold on parchment
  • Provenance: Priest T'oros, nephew of the catholicos Constantine I, Hromkla, Armenia, between 1262 and 1266; Hermitage of Ark'-akaghin, Cilicia, Armenia, 1266 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Ter Tiratur, Sebastia, Armenia 1604 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Church of the Holy Virgin, Sebastia, Armenia, between 1626 and 1881 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Church of the Holy Cross, Sebastia, Armenia, beween 1881 and 1915 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Dikran Kelekian, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, New York, 1929, by purchase; Sadie Jones [Mrs. Henry Walters], New York, 1931, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1935, by bequest.
  • Place of Origin: Hromklay in Gaziantep, Turkey
  • ExhibitionHistory: Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947
  • Artist: T'oros Roslin

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