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at the center, on the stone base-beam above the lower border: mittat labe care's ut eä primit'saxa (mittat labe care[n]s ut ea[m] primit[us] saxa; He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her [John, 8:7]); on the decorative hem of the tunic of the man holding a stone on the left in the center compartment: I*ANO [and] NL'


Mathieu-Paul-August-Maurice Chabrières-Arlés [1829-1897], Lyon. Baron Leopold Hirsch, London. (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris), by 1918.[1] Inheritance from the Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania;[2] gift 1942 to NGA.

Exhibition History

Loan Exhibition of Tapestries, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1918, no. 1.


Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 119.
Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 19, as Flemish 16th Century.
Abrams, Richard I. and Warner A. Hutchinson. An Illustrated Life of Jesus, From the National Gallery of Art Collection. Nashville, 1982: 72-73, color repro.

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