About This Artwork


Christ on the Cross with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist, 1575/1600 with 19th–century additions

Gold, enamel, baroque pearls, rubies, emeralds, and diamonds
10.4 x 6.1 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf, 1992.497

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1962-68

Publication History

Ian Wardropper et al, Renaissance Jewelry in the Alsdorf Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 25, 2 (2000), p. 70 and 96.

Ownership History

Melvin Gutman, New York, by 1969; his sale, New York, Parke-Bernet, October 17, 1969, no. 114; Marilynn B.Alsdorf, Chicago [according to Wardropper 2000, p. 4]; given to the Art Institute, 1992.

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