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The Adoration of the Magi, 1400 - 1499

  • polychromy, alabaster
  • 39 x 26.7 x 4.9 cm
  • Inv. 1903-N

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Title The Adoration of the Magi
Date 1400 - 1499
Period 15th century
Location Italy TGN
Medium and support polychromy AAT
Collection sculpture AAT
Object type alabaster AAT
Inventory number 1903-N
Acquisition credit gift
The Friends of the Museum
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11F the Virgin Mary Iconclass
11F4 Madonna: i.e. Mary with the Christ-child Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73A (scenes from the life of) John the Baptist and Mary Iconclass
73B5 the story of the three Wise Men (kings or Magi) (Matthew 2:1-12) Iconclass
73B591 (later life of) Melchior, the bearded 'Asian' king Iconclass
73B592 (later life of) Caspar, the youthful 'European' king Iconclass
73B593 (later life of) Balthasar, the 'African' (negro) king Iconclass
73C public life of Christ: from his baptism until the Passion Iconclass
School / Style Proto-Renaissance AAT
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