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Covered Pokal (Presentation Goblet) with Arms of the von Greiffenberg Family

Hans Jakob Bair, goldsmith (German, ca. 1566-1628) and David Altenstetter, enameler (German, ca. 1547-1617), Covered Pokal (Presentation Goblet) with Arms of the von Greiffenberg Family, about 1608, gilded silver and enamel, 22 in., Purchased with funds from the Florence Scott Libbey Bequest in Memory of her Father, Maurice A. Scott, 1956.63.

Provenance: 

Johann Baptist (Linsmaier) von Greiffenberg (1540-1609), about 1603-1609;
Johann Gottfried von Greiffenberg, oldest son (1577-1641), about 1609-1641; perhaps sold during his ownership, or
Hans Rudolf von Greiffenberg (ca. 1608-1677), half-brother of Johann Gottfried and his heir, perhaps sold during his ownership.
Reportedly Cathedral of the Savior, Tarragona, Zaragoza, Spain, n. d.
Reportedly Munich art market, n. d. (perhaps Bernheimer?);
William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951), September 23, 1910-1951;
(Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, ca. 1951-1956);
Toledo Museum of Art, 1956-


Jan Both (Dutch, ca. 1618-1658), Travelers in an Italian Landscape

Jan Both (Dutch, ca. 1618-1658), Travelers in an Italian Landscape, ca. 1648-1650, oil on canvas, 34 ½ x 41 7/8 in, Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 1955.40.

Provenance:

de Piles?;
(Sale, Apr. 29-30, 1742, lot 26);
Dukes of Bedford, Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, 1742-1951;
(Christie’s London, Jan. 19, 1951, lot 11, as by Jan and Andries Both);
(Duits, London, by 1952-1955);
Toledo Museum of Art, 1955-


Friendship Surprised by Love

Jean-Jacques Caffiéri (French, 1725-1792), Friendship Surprised by Love, 1777, bronze with gilt-bronze plinth, 20 in., Purchased with funds from the Florence Scott Libbey Bequest in Memory of her Father, Maurice A. Scott, 1971.160.

Provenance:

Abbé Joseph-Marie Terray, Paris (sold Joullain & Chariot, Paris, Dec. 20 ff., 1778, sale date January 20, 1779, lot 35) (Lugt 2942);
Purchased by his nephew and heir, Antoine-Jean Terry (sold May 18, 1797, lot 13);
(Christie’s and Manson, London, 12th count Pembroke sale, April 14, 1851, lot 494);
[Richard Christopher Naylor] sale, Hooton Hall, Chester, August 2, 1875, lot 418;
David Walker and Mrs. Anthony Pilcher (sale, The Motcomb Galleries, London, February 19, 1964, lot 60);
(Heim Gallery Ltd., London);
Toledo museum of Art, 1971-


Starrucca Viaduct, Pennsylvania

Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823-1900), Starrucca Viaduct, Pennsylvania, 1865, oil on canvas, 22 3/8 x 36 3/8 in., Purchased with funds from the Florence Scott Libbey Bequest in Memory of her Father, Maurice A. Scott, 1947.58.

Provenance:

Brig. General H. Clifton-Browne, London, by 1947 (sold, Sotheby’s, London, 26 February 1947, lot 128);
(M. Bernared, London);
(Frank T. Sabin, London);
(Scott & Fowles, New York, and William Macbeth, New York, 1947);
Toledo Museum of Art [purchased from Macbeth], 1947-


Box with Scenes from a Romance

French, Box with Scenes from a Romance, ca. 1350-1375, ivory; gilt copper, 4 ½ x 6 ½ x 4 ½ in., Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 1950.302.

Provenance:

Collection of Hollingworth Magniac, Coleworth House, Bedfordshire;
Frédéric Spitzer, Paris (His sale, Chevallier and Mannheim, Paris, 17 April 1893, lot 139, pl. III);
Emile Baboin, Lyon;
(Raphael Stora, New York, 1950);
Toledo Museum of Art, 1950-


Skyphos with the Return of Hephaistos to Olympos

Attributed to The Kleophon Painter, Skyphos with the Return of Hephaistos to Olympos, ca. 420 BCE, red figure; wheel-thrown, slip-decorated earthenware, 11 13/16 in., Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 1982.88.

Provenance:

Private Swiss Collection, n.d;
(Nicholas Koutoulakis, n.d.-1982);
Toledo Museum of Art (purchased from the above), 1982-


Horse Bit

Luristan, Horse Bit, 750-650 BCE, bronze, 9 ¼ in., Gift of Sue S. and James F. White, Jr., in memory of James F. White, Sr., Nelda C. White, George E. Serrott, and Virginia F. Serrott, 1987.291.

Provenance:

The Honorable Robert Erskine, London, n.d.-1986;
(Robin Symes Limited, 1986/1987);
Sue S. and James F. White, Jr., Toledo, 1987;
Toledo Museum of Art (gift from the above), 1987-


The Adoration of the Magi

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Spanish, 1617-1682), The Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1655-1660, oil on canvas, 75 1/8 x 57 ½ in., Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey,  1975.84.

Provenance:

William Stanhope, later 1st Earl of Harrington (acquired in Spain in 1729 when he concluded the Treaty of Seville);
3rd Duke of Rutland, Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, ca. 1760;
Dukes of Rutland, Belvoir Castle (Sale: Christie’s, London, Apr. 16, 1926, lot 26).
Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence, ca. 1930.
Anonymous owner (Sale: Christie’s, London, July 17, 1972, lot 83, repr.);
(Wildenstein, New York);
Toledo Museum of Art, 1975-


Rhyton with the Forepart of a Zebu

Seleucid, Rhyton with the Forepart of a Zebu, 200-100 BCE, silver, cast and raised with sheet gilding, 16 7/8 in., Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 1988.23.

Provenance:

Gallizadeh (an Iranian), Iran and later London, n.d.;
Rabi Soleimani (purchased from the above), n.d.;
(Robin Symes Limited, London, n.d.-1988);
Toledo Museum of Art, 1988-


Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice

Paul Signac (French, 1863-1935), Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice, 1905, oil on canvas, 28 15/16 x 36 ¼ in., Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 1952.78.

Provenance:

(Galerie Druet, Paris).
Christian Cherfils, Paris.
(Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, June 10, 1924);
(Renaud, Paris, December 25, 1925);
Gaston Lévy, Paris, 1930-?;
J.J. Purtiz, New York;
(Max Moos, Galerie Moos, Geneva, 1945?-1952);
Toledo Museum of Art, 1952-