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Heaven and Hell: Prints that inspired Boxwood carving in the 16th century

Prayer Bead: Last Judgment, and The Coronation of the Virgin

Prayer Bead: Last Judgment, and The Coronation of the Virgin, around 1500–1530, possibly workshop of Adam Dirksz, Netherlands, active late 15th century – early 16th century, boxwood, overall: 5.7 x 3.2 x 12.0 cm. The Thomson Collection of European Art © Art Gallery of Ontario

Talks

Heaven and Hell: Prints that inspired Boxwood carving in the 16th century

November 25, 2016, 6pm
Marvin Gelber Print & Drawing Study Centre, Art Gallery of Ontario

Where did the artists who carved the intricate devotional objects out of boxwood find their inspiration? AGO curator Sasha Suda explores the print sources for these 16th century small wonders in our popular series of intimate conversations on the power of prints and drawings. Presented in conjunction with Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures.

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