Detail View: The AMICA Library: The Adoration of the Magi

AMICA ID: 
CMA_.1941.68.a
AMICA Library Year: 
2002
Object Type: 
Paintings
Creator Nationality: 
European; Central European; Austrian; Salzburgian
Creator Name-CRT: 
Austria, Salzburg, 15th Century
Title: 
The Adoration of the Magi
Title Type: 
Primary
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
c. 1424
Creation Start Date: 
1419
Creation End Date: 
1429
Materials and Techniques: 
tempera and gold on wood (oak)
Classification Term: 
Painting
Dimensions: 
Overall: 49.7cm x 77.2cm, Unframed: 39cm x 31.7cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 
1941.68.a
Credit Line: 
Delia E. Holden and L. E. Holden Funds
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Baron Kuffner, Castle DiĆ³zeg, Hungary (1905). (Paul Drey, New York).
Context: 

This small winged altarpiece or triptych was made for private use. The donor and his wife are shown in the lower central scene kneeling before the Virgin, her mother St. Anne, and the Christ Child. Above this is the Epiphany with the three kings presenting treasures to a tightly swaddled Christ.

Center above, Adoration of the Magi, Center below, the donor and his wife adoring the group of St. Anne, the Virgin and the Christ child.

Related Image Identifier Link: 
CMA_.AM20020354.tif