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Hans Vredeman de Vries and possibly Hans von Aachen

The Annunciation, 1598 gedateerd
Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum, inv./cat.nr. [..]
<a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/82012" title="Hans Vredeman de Vries"><span class="text">Hans Vredeman de Vries</span></a> and possibly <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/272" title="Hans von Aachen"><span class="text">Hans von Aachen</span></a> <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/82012" title="Hans Vredeman de Vries"><span class="text">Hans Vredeman de Vries</span></a> and possibly <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/272" title="Hans von Aachen"><span class="text">Hans von Aachen</span></a>
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Object information
Object category
painting
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.

exterior of wings (detached)

Outside of the wings of the altar for the All Saints chapel in the Prague Castle. Inside the left wing: B. Spranger, Three Marys on the way to the tomb of Christ; Inside of the right wing: J. Heintz the Elder, passage to Emmaus. Middle panel with the Resurrection of Christ by Hans von Aachen is lost.
Support/medium
panel, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait) with rounded upper side 221 x 140 cm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • signed and dated left: 1598 HANS (in ligature) VREDEMAN (in ligature) FEC:AET.72
    on the plinth of the column
  • signed left: B. SPRANGERS F.
    on the inside of the left wing
Current attribution
Hans Vredeman de Vries
and possibly Hans von Aachen
Borggrefe/Fusenig/Uppenkamp 2002
Date
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dated 1598 (1598)
Created in
Prague
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2002-12-12; Last modification: 2017-11-13

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