Diptych panel, Crucifixion - ROM2013_13370_1


Diptych panel, Crucifixion

Maker: Unknown maker
Medium:Ivory, carved
Geography: Probably Germany
Date: c. 1360-1380
10.2 x 6.3 cm, 0.4 cm
Object number: 952.52.2
Not on view
DescriptionInstead of the abstract and aloof qualities of the Crucifixion in Romanesque art, Gothic art showed the event more realistically, with a growing emphasis on human, emotional qualities. The absence of hinges indicates that these panels were covers for writing tablets.
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