The Crucifixion, with Saints Jerome, Columba of Sens, and Peter, and a Donor

Originally the central panel of a triptych, of which the wings are now in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich (WAF 1101, 1102). The frame is original but refinished.

Master of the Munich Crucifixion Altarpiece, German (active Cologne), active c. 1515 - c. 1520

Date:
c. 1515-1520

Medium:
Oil on panel, transferred to canvas

Dimensions:
24 3/4 x 19 inches (62.9 x 48.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 256, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

Accession Number:
Cat. 746

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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This crucifixion scene was made as the central panel of a triptych and, remarkably, it has retained its original frame. The wings, which were probably separated from this panel in the early nineteenth century, were recently rediscovered in the collection of the Alte Pinakothek in Munich.


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