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Artist, circle of: Alonso Berruguete, Spanish, 1486–1561

Pair of polychromed and gilded wooden sculptured panels: a. Judith with the head of Holefernes, b. The Sacrifice of Isaac

1553

Gilded and polychromed wood

a: 20 9/16 × 11 9/16 in. (52.2 × 29.4 cm)
b: 20 5/8 × 11 15/16 in. (52.4 × 30.3 cm)
University Purchase
1956.27.8.a-b
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Spanish
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired by Rodriquez y Jiménez from a church in Medina del Campo, Valladolid, Spain; Rodriquez y Jiménez, Calle del Prado, 15, Madrid, Spain (–1956); Purchased for the Yale University Art Gallery by John Hoag, Instructor of the History of Art (4,000 pesetas, July 1956)

Bibliography: 

Suzanne L. Stratton, Spanish Polychrome Sculpture 1500–1800 in United States Collections, exh. cat. (New York: The Spanish Institute, 1993), 158, ill.

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.