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Enthroned Virgin and Child, with Saint Jerome, the Archangel Michael, and Angels Holding Instruments of the Passion

Juan de Juanes (Juan Vincente Masip the Younger), Spanish (active Valencia), c. 1510 - 1579

Made in Valencia, Spain, Europe

Mid- 16th century

Oil and tooled gold on panel

48 3/4 x 35 1/4 inches (123.8 x 89.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 351, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

Accession Number:
Cat. 806

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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The instruments of the Passion seen here—the cross, the spear, the ladder, and the sponge on a pole—were used during the Crucifixion and foretell the fate of the infant Jesus.

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