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European Art
Artist: Unknown

Cast iron fireback

1668

Cast iron

121.92 × 91.44 cm (48 × 36 in.)
Gift of Joanne and John Payson in memory of Joan Whitney Payson and Charles Shipman Payson, B.A. 1921
2014.81.3
Geography: 
Made in Germany
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
German
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Payne Whitney and Helen Hay Whitney estate (ca. 1905?– 1946); by descent to John Hay (Jock) Whitney and Betsey Cushing Whitney (1946– ); by descent to John and Joanne Payson.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.