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Plaque: Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins

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Painted Enamel Copper. Depiction of the Parable after Matthew 25, 1-10; outside the shut door of a Renaissance palace, Five Foolish Virgins with burning lamps, leaning on the balustrade of Loggia, Five Wise Virgins, marked by halos, and the Bridegroom, whose words "I know you not" are inscribed in...

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Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

second half of the 16th century

Object Place

Austria

Dimensions

6.98 x 6.19 cm (2 3/4 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.548

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels