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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Unknown

Pietà

ca. 1450

Polychrome wood

40.6 x 35.9 x 26.7 cm (16 x 14 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund
1956.17.4
Culture: 
German, Southern Rhine
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

purchased by Mathias Komor (Fine Arts & Antiquities, New York) in southern Germany (–1956); Yale University Art Gallery (1956– )

Bibliography: 

Anneliese Harding, German Sculpture in New England Museums (Boston: Goethe Institute, 1972), 31; 87, no. 31.

Dorothy Gillerman, Gothic Sculpture in America: The New England Museums, 1 (New York: Garland Publishing, 1989), 324, no. 240, ill.

“Inside Art: Teaching Technical Art History at the Yale University Art Gallery,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2013): 76, fig. 2.

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.