Artist German
Title
  • Madonna and Child with Twelve Saints
Date c. 1510/1520
Medium wood (possibly pine), paint (possibly tempera), gold and silver leaf, vellum, metallic paper; iron
Dimensions Overall (closed): 60 × 49 1/4 × 12 inches (152.4 × 125.1 × 30.5 cm)
Overall (open): 60 × 84 × 12 inches (152.4 × 213.4 × 30.5 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 23.158
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Until 1855, Parish Church of Saint Bonifacius, Emleben, Germany;
January 25, 1855, sold to the Herzogliche Kunstkabinett, Schoss Friedenstein, Gotha, Germany;
1923–present, purchased via (Julius Böhler Gallery, Munich, Germany) by the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan

Osten, Gert von der. "Niederdeutsche Bildwerke in amerikanischem Besitz." Niederdeutsche Beiträge zur Kunstgeschichte 4 (1965): 101–108, pp 105–106, figs. 70–71 (ill.).

A Check List of Ancient, European, American and Canadian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1966, p. 27.

Gmelin, Hans Georg. "Zum Werk des Göttinger Malers Heinrich Heisen." Niederdeutsche Beiträge zur Kunstgeschichte 5 (1966): 161–180, pp. 172, 174, p. 180, note 43.

A Check List of Ancient, European, American and Canadian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1969, p. 23.

Gmelin, Hans Georg. Spätgotische Tafelmalerei in Niedersachsen und Bremen. Berlin, 1974, pp. 599–601, no. 198 (ill.).

Gillerman, Dorothy. Gothic Sculpture in America, vol. II.: The Museums of the Midwest. Turnhout, 2001, pp. 162–163, no. 123 (ill.).