Highlights

  • Work of Art
    French 12th Century  (artist)
    Chalice of the Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis
    2nd/1st century B.C. (cup); 1137-1140 (mounting)
    sardonyx cup with heavily gilded silver mounting, adorned with filigrees set with stones, pearls, glass insets, and opaque white glass pearls
    overall (height): 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.) overall (diam. at base): 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.) overall (diam. at top): 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)
    Widener Collection
    1942.9.277
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  • Work of Art
    Duccio di Buoninsegna  (painter)
     Sienese, c. 1255 - 1318
    The Nativity with the Prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel
    1308/1311
    tempera on single panel
    painted surface (left side image): 43 × 16 cm (16 15/16 × 6 5/16 in.) painted surface (center image): 43 × 43.9 cm (16 15/16 × 17 5/16 in.) painted surface (right side image): 43 × 16 cm (16 15/16 × 6 5/16 in.) overall (including original frame): 48 × 86.8 × 7.9 cm (18 7/8 × 34 3/16 × 3 1/8 in.) width (left edge to center of left side of frame of central image): 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.) width (frame of central image, center of left side to center of right ): 47.6 cm (18 3/4 in.) width (center of right side of frame of central image to right edge): 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)
    Andrew W. Mellon Collection
    1937.1.8
    Not On View
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    Netherlandish 14th Century  (artist)
    The Death of the Virgin
    c. 1390
    silverpoint on blue-green prepared paper
    overall: 29.1 x 40 cm (11 7/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
    Rosenwald Collection
    1950.20.2
    Not On View
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  • Work of Art
    Eyck, Jan van  (artist)
     Netherlandish, c. 1390 - 1441
    The Annunciation
    c. 1434/1436
    oil on canvas transferred from panel
    painted surface: 90.2 x 34.1 cm (35 1/2 x 13 7/16 in.) support: 92.7 x 36.7 cm (36 1/2 x 14 7/16 in.)
    framed: 102.2 x 55.9 x 8.9 cm (40 1/4 x 22 x 3 1/2 in.)
    Andrew W. Mellon Collection
    1937.1.39
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  • Work of Art
    Angelico, Fra  (painter)
     Florentine, c. 1395 - 1455
    Lippi, Filippo, Fra  (painter)
     Florentine, c. 1406 - 1469
    The Adoration of the Magi
    c. 1440/1460
    tempera on panel
    overall (diameter): 137.3 cm (54 1/16 in.)
    framed: 188 x 171.5 x 12.7 cm (74 x 67 1/2 x 5 in.)
    Samuel H. Kress Collection
    1952.2.2
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    Weyden, Rogier van der  (artist)
     Netherlandish, 1399/1400 - 1464
    Portrait of a Lady
    c. 1460
    oil on panel
    painted surface: 34 x 25.5 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.) overall (panel): 37 x 27 cm (14 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.)
    framed: 60.9 x 53.3 x 11.4 cm (24 x 21 x 4 1/2 in.)
    Andrew W. Mellon Collection
    1937.1.44
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