Tag: altarpiece

Braque Triptych (c.1452)

Van der Weyden, Rogier (c.1399-1464) Braque Triptych c.1452 Oil on wood, 41 x 68 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Closed: Left panel: Saint John the Baptist Central panel: Virgin Mary, Jesus and St John the Evangelist Right panel: St Mary Magdalene…

La crocifissione (1456-1459)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) La crocifissione (The Crucifixion) 1456–1459 Tempera on poplar, 76 x 96 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Central panel of the predella of the triptych commissioned by the apostolic prothonotary Gregorio Correr for the high altar of the church…

Pala Barbadori (1437)

Lippi, Filippo (1406-1469) Pala Barbadori (Barbadori Altarpiece: Madonna and Child Surrounded by Angels, Saint Frediano and Saint Augustine) 1437 Oil? on poplar, 208 x 244 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Central panel of an altarpiece commissioned on March 8, 1437 by…

La presentazione al tempio (c.1423)

Gentile da Fabriano (c.1370-1427) La presentazione al tempio (The Presentation in the Temple) c.1423 Oil on poplar, 26.5 x 62.5 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Altarpiece: Gentile da Fabriano (c.1370-1427) Adorazione dei Magi 1423 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze    

L’Annunciazione (c.1426)

Angelico, Fra (c.1395-1455) L’Annunciazione (The Annunciation) c.1426 Tempera on panel, 162.3 x 191.5 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This altarpiece was painted for the monastery of Santo Domenico in Fiesole, near Florence. The central panel shows the Archangel Gabriel’s Annunciation to…

The Crowning of Saint Catherine (1631 or 1633)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Crowning of Saint Catherine 1631 or 1633 Oil on canvas, 265.7 x 214.3 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Rubens painted this magnificent painting as an altarpiece for the Church of the Augustinians in Mechelen (Malines),…