Bernard van Orley

The theft of Job's flock by the Sabeans (recto left), The feast of Job's children (middle), Job receiving bad news (recto right); The poor Lazarus at the door of the rich man (verso left), The death of the rich man and his punishment in hell (verso right), 1521 gedateerd
Brussels, Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten [..]
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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.

triptych, open

panel, oil paint
rectangle (portait) with accoladed upper side 176 x 344 cm
vorm betreft het middenpaneel; afmetingen betreffen het gehele drieluik in geopende toestand, bij benadering
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • signed and dated bottom (positional attribute): BVO BERNARDUS.DORLEY.BRVXELLANVS.FACIEBAT: A° .DNI.M°. ccccc°. XXi° iiii A MAY: BVO
    op het middenpaneel onderaan; transcriptie overgenomen uit Pauwels 1984
  • signed and dated left: .ELX.SYNE.TYT. / .ORLEY. / .1521
    op her middenpaneel, in de cartouches op de pijler links; transcriptie overgenomen uit Pauwels 1984
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Bernard van Orley
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1521 (dated) (1521)
op het middenpaneel
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Entered on: 2012-01-03; Last modification: 2017-02-23


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