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image of Aquamanile in the Form of a Horseman Probably English or Scandinavian 13th Century
English 13th Century (artist)
Scandinavian 13th Century (artist)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Horseman, 13th century
overall: 28.5 x 35.5 x 15.3 cm (11 1/4 x 14 x 6 in.)
Widener Collection
On View
From the Tour: Medieval Metalwork and Enamels
Object 5 of 8

1913Leman, Henri. Collection Sigismond Bardac. Faiences italiennes du XV siècle, objets de haute curiosité, Moyen Age et Renaissance. Paris, 1913: no. 31, as "dinanderie, XIIe siécle".
1928Falke, Otto von. "Reiteraquamanilien I." Pantheon 1 (1928): 248.
1929Falke, Otto von. "Reiteraquamanilien III Teil. Die Jägergruppe." Pantheon 4 (1929): 426-430, especially 427, 430, fig. 9.
1935Falke, Otto von, and Erich Meyer. Bronzegeräte des Mittelalters I. Romanische Leuchter und Gefässe; Giessgefässe der Gotik. Berlin, 1935: 44, 107, no. 288, fig. 255.
1935Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 30, as Flemish (Dinant), thirteenth century.
1937Master Bronzes Selected from Museums and Collections in America. Exh. cat. The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, 1937: no. 113, as Flemish thirteenth century.
1937Davis, Robert Tyler. "An Odyssey of Bronze Statuettes." Art News 35 (February 1937): 9-13, 25, repro. 12, as Flemish, thirteenth century.
1940Swarzenski, Georg. "Arts of the Middle Ages." Art News 38 (February 1940): 8-12, 23, repro. 11.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 9, as Flemish (Dinant), 13th century, Coquemar, in the form of an equestrian figure.
1949Seymour, Charles. Masterpieces of Sculpture from the National Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1949: 4, 11, 171-172, note 4, repro. 32, 33.
1952Christensen, Erwin O. Objects of Medieval Art from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1952: 22-24, 30.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 154.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 136, repro.
1978King, Marian. Adventures in Art: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1978: 98-99, pl. 62.
1983Ex aere solido; Bronzen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Exh. cat. (Essay by Dietrich Kötzche) Organized by Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Münster, Saarbrucken, Hanover, Berlin, 1983: 81, no. 45.
1993Distelberger, Rudolf, Alison Luchs, Philippe Verdier, and Timonthy H. Wilson. Western Decorative Arts, Part I: Medieval, Renaissance, and Historicizing Styles including Metalwork, Enamels, and Ceramics. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1993: 28-32, color repro. 29.
2003Speculum (July 2003): cover repro.

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