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Part of Medieval Art and The Cloisters
Attributed to Nikolaus von Hagenau (German, ca. 1445–died before 1538)
Date: ca. 1500Accession Number: 1988.159
Tilman Riemenschneider (German, 1460–1531)
Date: ca. 1495Accession Number: 1970.137.1
Andrea da Giona (Italian, active ca. 1434–46)
Date: 1434Accession Number: 62.128a-i
Date: ca. 1500–1505Accession Number: 61.86
Date: 1500–1520Accession Number: 38.28
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The largest of the galleries at The Cloisters, the Late Gothic Hall houses German, Spanish, and Italian paintings and sculpture of the later fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, most of which came from large dismantled altarpieces.
The many outstanding works include the Three Kings from the abbey at Lichtenthal, near Baden-Baden, two sculptures by Tilman Riemenschneider, and the 1434 marble altarpiece by Andrea da Giona. Under the four flamboyant Gothic windows from Soissons is a large tapestry hanging representing "Christ is Born as Man's Redeemer."
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