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The Betrayal (one of seven)

Enameler:
Workshop of Jean II Pénicaud (French, working ca. 1531/32–1549) or
Enameler:
possibly Jean III Pénicaud (French, died 1570)
Date:
mid-16th century
Culture:
French, Limoges
Medium:
Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (7 x 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Enamels
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.250d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 544
All but the Christ Saying Farewell to His Mother and the Betrayal are free adaptations of woodcuts in the series "The Fall and Redemption of Man" by Albrecht Altdorfer (1480–1538). The former was based on a woodcut by Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528).
Sigismond Bardac , Paris (until at least 1900) ; George and Florence Blumenthal , New York (until 1941; to MMA)
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