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Anoniem Antwerpen ca. 1520

Lamentation altarpiece, ca. 1520
Utrecht, Centraal Museum, inv./cat.nr. 18327
Object information
Object category
retable
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.
Support/medium
panel, oil paint, oak, carved (sculpture technique), polychromed, gilded
according to a note by De Smedt in the Archive H.J. De Smedt the polychromy is original and well preserved; the quality of the figures is exceptional except for the left hand of the Magdalene, which is renewed; the case is original, though the frieze is probably of a slightly later date; a few details of the tracery are missing
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 94.5 x 79.6 x 18.9 cm
when closed; wings 91.7 x 39.3 cm each
Signature/inscription
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Current attribution
Anoniem (Antwerpen) ca. 1520
Date
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c. 1520 (1515 - 1520)
Gliesmann 2011
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
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Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Technical documentation
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Entered on: 2012-03-04; Last modification: 2018-03-12

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