Panel from an altarpiece showing the Nativity
Panel from an altarpiece; companion to a panel in the John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Cat. 757) and a panel in the Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, Zaragoza (8)
Attributed to Miquel Alcanyís, Spanish (active Valencia and Mallorca), documented 1421 - 1434. Formerly attributed to Marçal de Sas, Andrés, German (active Spain), c. 1394 - 1410.
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This painting, still in its original frames, was once part of a small altarpiece that consisted of three panels, called a triptych. The third panel, which depicts the annunciation, is in a museum in Saragossa, Spain.
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