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Musician Angels and the Harrowing of Hell

Flemish1290 (Medieval)

The Walters Art Museum
Baltimore, United States

Details

  • Title: Musician Angels and the Harrowing of Hell
  • Date Created: 1290 (Medieval)
  • Physical Dimensions: w34.6 x h48.1 cm
  • Type: illuminated manuscripts; folios (leaves)
  • Rights: Gift of the William R. Hearst Foundation, 1957
  • External Link: The Walters Art Museum
  • Medium: ink, paint, and gold on parchment
  • Provenance: Lady Marie de Viane at Cambron, 1290, by commission; First daughter of Lady Marie de Viane at Cambron [date of acquisition unknown], by gift; Convent of Saint Marie de Beaupré near Grammont, Belgium, until the French Revolution [mode of acquisition unknown]; John Ruskin, ca, 1853 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, London (?), June 22, 1921, III, no. 67; Henry Yates Thompson, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, June 7, 1932, I, no. 15; A. Chester Beatty [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William Randolph Hearst [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William Randolph Hearst Foundation [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1957, by gift.
  • Place of Origin: Hainaut, Belgium
  • ExhibitionHistory: Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985; Making Music in Medieval Manuscripts. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989; Medieval Mastery, Book Illumination from Charlemagne to Charles the Bold (Meesterlijke Middeleeuwen). Stedelijik Museum Vander Kelen-Mertens, Leuven. 2002
  • Artist: Flemish

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