9 June 2009
A SET OF FOUR POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND PARCEL-GILT CARVED DOOR PANELS
ITALIAN, 19TH CENTURY
Depicting scenes from the life of Christ, the arched pair now hinged at the center and the asymetrical pair now fitted to flank the two central door panels, three inscribed in red paint or red chalk 'P.M. 620', the left most panel with a printed and inscribed paper label 'GLASGOW ART GALLERIES & MUSEUM. ...g No. 03 138(?)', and right most panel with paper labels printed and inscribed 'ON LOAN FROM J. Pierpont Morgan Esq. May 1902' and 'J. Pierpont Morgan Esq', a printed paper label '1143'
84.5 in. (214 cm.) high, 30½ in. (77 cm.) wide, the two central panels; 83 in. (211 cm.) and 83¾ in. (212.5 cm.) high, 22 in. (56 cm.) wide, the two outer panels (4)
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York.
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