Merode altarpiece - Annunciation

Robert Campin: Merode altarpiece - Annunciation
oil on panel, 1425-1430
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Wed, Jan 17, 2018
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Rolltop desk

David Roentgen

Maker: David Roentgen (German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)

Designer: Case after a design by Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Designer: Marquetry panel after a design by Januarius Zick (German, Munich before 1730–1797 Ehrenbreitstein)

Date: ca. 1776–79
Culture: German, Neuwied am Rhein
Medium: Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods; mother-of-pearl; partially gilded and tooled leather; gilt bronze, iron, steel, [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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The destruction of Baal's altar

Pieter Aertsen: The destruction of Baal's altar
drawing with pen and brush, 1550-55
Teylers Museum, Haarlem

Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Ecce Homo

Martin Schongauer: Ecce Homo
copper-plate, c. 1480

Mon, Jan 15, 2018
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Jacques Goullons

Artist: Jacques Goullons (French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)

Date: ca. 1645–48
Medium: Case and dial of enameled gold; hand of steel; movement of brass, partly gilded, and steel

Dimensions: Diameter of case 5.6 cm
Classification: Enamels
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244

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Sun, Jan 14, 2018
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