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Karel Foort or Anoniem Zuidelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1535

The Sacrafice of Abraham (interior left wing); The Brazen Serpent, The Crucifixion, Saint John the Baptist Preaching, Saint Paul Preaching (centre); Joseph Is Being Sold by his Brohers (interior right wing), 1535
Brussels, Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en [..]
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.

retable, open

Support/medium
panel (oak), oil paint, oak, carved (sculpture technique), polychromed, gilded
KIK-IRPA
Shape/dimensions
other 101 x 53.6 x 16 cm
KIK-IRPA
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription : VENITE AD ME OMNES QUI LABORATIS ET ONERATO ESTIS ET EGO REFOCILLABO VOS. MATTH.II
    cartouche at the top of the architrave (Van de Velde 1999)
  • inscription : QUI MORSUS HUNC ASPEXERIT VIVET. NUM. 21
    above the scene with the brass serpent (Van de Velde 1999)
  • inscription : QUI CREDIT FILIO HABET VITAM ETERNA[M]. IOAN.3
    above the scene with the crucified Christ (Van de Velde 1999)
  • inscription : RES<.>PICITE ET CREDITE EVANGELIO
    above the scene with John the Baptist preaching (Van de Velde 1999)
  • inscription : ACCEDANUS CUM FIDUCIA AD THRONU[M] GRATIAE. HEB.IIII
    in the centre of the lower register (Van de Velde 1999)
  • inscription : SACERDOS IN AETERNUM CHRISTUS IESUS SECUNDUM ORDINEM MELCHISEDEC. UNICA OBLATIONE PERFECTOS EFFECIT IN PERPETUUM QUI SANCTIFICANTUR. HEBRAE.VII.X
    in the centre of the lower register (Van de Velde 1999)
  • inscription : FIDES VESTRA NON SIT IN SAPIE[N]TIA HO[M]I[NU]M. I.COR.5
    above the scene with Paul preaching (Van de Velde 1999)
  • dated : 1535
Current attribution
Karel Foort
in a letter dated March 18, 1889 Désiré Böhm writes to the Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis (Brussels) that he attributes the painted wings to the above mentioned artist (Van de Velde 1999)
or Anoniem (Zuidelijke Nederlanden (historische regio)) 1535
sculpture/painting (Van de Velde 1999)
Date
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1535 (1535)
date on the predella
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
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KIK-IRPA
Entered on: 2018-05-17; Last modification: 2019-02-13

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