Panel: For Pieta Backdrop


Thumbnail of Panel: For Pieta Backdrop (1926.08.0001H)

    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Panel: For Pieta Backdrop   (1926.08.0001H)
    1. Communication Artifacts
    2. :
    3. Ceremonial Artifacts
    4. :
    5. Religious Objects
    Artist/Maker None
    Geographic Location
    Period/Date 1475–1525 CE
    Culture German

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Length) 99.5 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 19.0 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.8 cm
    Weight 982 g
    Measuring Remarks Depth is board thickness.
    Materials Pigment--Paint, Metal--Gold, Plaster, Plant--Balsa, Plant--Ash, Plant--Wood,
    Manufacturing Processes Painting, Gilding, Priming
    Munsell Color Information Dark Gray to Black (N 2.5/ 4.6% R) -Side 1 Moderate Olive Brown (2.5Y 4/2) Moderate Reddish Brown (10R 3/6) Yellowish White (2.5Y 9/2) -Side 2 Dark Yellow (2.5Y 6/6) Grayish Blue (10B 4/4)

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A

    Franz, Sarah. Maternal Devotion: A Look at the Pieta With Female Saints Place in PreReformation Religious Art. Student paper, 1990. "Rx for museum," Heritage Nov. 1990, pp. 7-8. Cover photo, Journal of Aesthetic Education (Urbana), 21/1 (Spring 1987).

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
    Reproduction no
    Reproduction Information N/A

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