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Pentecost

Artist
Pierre Reymond, French, 1513–after 1584
Date
c.1550
Material
Enamel on copper
Place made
Limoges, Haute-Vienne, France, Europe
Classification
Enamels, metalwork
Current Location
On View, Gallery 238
Dimensions
without frame: 5 13/16 x 4 13/16 in. (14.8 x 12.3 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Lopata
Rights
Public Domain
Object Number
218:1986
- 1964
Alfred Spero, London, England

1964 -1986
Stanley (d.2003) and Lucy Lopata, St. Louis, MO, purchased from Alfred Spero [1]

1986 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, given by Stanley and Lucy Lopata [2]

Notes:
[1] Invoice to Mr. Lopata from Alfred Spero dated December 7, 1964 [SLAM document files]. When Mr. and Mrs. Lopata gave the enamel to the Museum, he reconfirmed his purchase of the enamel from Alfred Spero [handwritten notes on SLAM receipt letter dated December 3, 1986, SLAM document files]. In his correspondence to the Museum, Mr. Lopata does not indicate a previous owner of the enamel or discuss the dealer, Alfred Spero. However, a 1994 article states that Alfred Spero was a London sculpture dealer who specialized in Renaissance sculpture and decorative arts [Suffield, Laura. "Cyril Humphris, Sculpture Dealer: Continuing the Learning Curve." "The Art Newspaper," no. 38 [May 1994]: 31].

[2] See note [1]. Minutes of the Acquisitions and Loans Committee of the Board of Trustees, Saint Louis Art Museum, December 18, 1986.
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