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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 304
The letters "A" and "w" at either side of the figure of Christ refer to God's proclamation in the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation): "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end." This plaque may be from a book cover or a processional cross.
Sigismond Bardac, Paris; Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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