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The Death of St. Wenceslaus
The Death of St. Wenceslaus
Date:
late 14th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Silk, Metallic Thread; Embroidery
Dimensions:
38.1 x 22.2 cm (15 x 8 3/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Purchased from Erwin Rosenthal, 19 Hillside Court, Berkeley, CA

Accession Number:
55.1
Acquisition Date:
1955-02-04
Credit Line:

Gift of The Golden Gate Collectors

A rectangle of linen embroidered with polychrome silk and metal thread depicting the murder of St. Wenceslaus. Wenceslaus is looking up at three figures thrusting weapons into his body. A castle is shown in the background with a roiling sky of couched metal thread worked in circles.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.