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The Family of Saint Anne, ca. 1500 - ca. 1510

  • oil paint, panel
  • 74 x 113.9 cm
  • Inv. 1906-B

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Master of the Family of Saint Anne RKD
Ghent 1500 - 1510
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Title The Family of Saint Anne
Date ca. 1500 - ca. 1510
Period 15th century
16th century
Location Ghent TGN
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription above the heads of the figures, from left to right: Alpheus; Maria Cleophas; Elisabet en Johannes; Joachim; Cleophas; Stollanus; Salome, Menelia en Servaes; Maria Salome; Zebedeus.
inscription to the left of Saint Anne: Joseph
inscription to the right of St Anne: Emerenciana
inscription in the nimbuses of the figures to the left of the Virgin Mary: Joseph Jusus (de rechtvaardige); Judas (Thaddeüs); Jacob de mindere
inscription on Simon's right sleeve: Simon
inscription in the nimbuses of the figures to the right of the Virgin Mary: Johannes (de Evangelist) en Jacobus Major
Collection paintings AAT
Object type oil paintings (visual works) AAT
Inventory number 1906-B
Acquisition credit gift
The Friends of the Museum
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D21 Christ-child (with attributes) Iconclass
11F the Virgin Mary Iconclass
11H saints Iconclass
11H(ALPHEUS) male saints (ALPHEUS) Iconclass
11H(JAMES THE GREAT)11 the apostle James the Great; possible attributes: book, pilgrim's cloak, hat, shell, staff, and wallet, scroll, sword - male saint as patron, protector, intercessor Iconclass
11H(JAMES THE LESS) the apostle James the Less, first bishop of Jerusalem; possible attributes: book, fuller's club, scroll Iconclass
11H(JOACHIM) the father of Mary, Joachim; possible attributes: book, two doves, lamb, (shepherd's) staff Iconclass
11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll Iconclass
11H(JOSEPH) the foster-father of Christ, Joseph of Nazareth, husband of Mary; possible attributes: flowering rod or wand, lily, carpenter's tools Iconclass
11H(JUDE THADDAEUS) the apostle Jude Thaddaeus; possible attributes: book, club, halberd, scroll Iconclass
11H(KLEOPHAS) male saints (KLEOPHAS) Iconclass
11H(SIMON) the apostle Simon Zelotes (or Simon the Canaanite); possible attributes: book, saw, scroll Iconclass
11H(ZEBEDEE) male saints (ZEBEDEE) Iconclass
11HH female saints Iconclass
11HH(ELISABETH) Elisabeth, mother of John the Baptist; possible attributes: John the Baptist as child Iconclass
11HH(MARY KLEOPHAS) Mary Kleophas, sister of the Virgin Mary, mother of James the Less ('Maria Jacobi'); possible attributes: jar of ointment Iconclass
11HH(MARY SALOME) Mary Salome, sister of the Virgin and mother of James the Great and John the Evangelist, also one of the midwives; possible attributes: jar of ointment Iconclass
11I73(SALOME) Salome (not in biblical context) Iconclass
22C311 nimbus, halo ~ radiance emanating from persons or things Iconclass
25G41 flowers Iconclass
31D112 child Iconclass
41A635 fenced or walled garden; 'Hortus Conclusus' Iconclass
41D221 head-gear Iconclass
41D221(HAT) head-gear: hat Iconclass
41D221(HEADSCARF) head-gear (HEADSCARF) Iconclass
41D26511 gold-thread embroidery Iconclass
41D266 ornaments, jewels Iconclass
49L8 inscription Iconclass
49MM32 book - MM - book open Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73A2 ancestors and parents of Christ Iconclass
73A22 Holy Kinship Iconclass
73A222 extended representations of 'Anna selbdritt' (Joseph and Joachim, three husbands, three daughters with seven children) Iconclass
School / Style Early Netherlandish AAT
Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent : Catalogus schilderkunst ; Deel I: 14de - 18de eeuw ; Deel II: 19de - 20ste eeuw / Robert Hoozee, Johan De Smet, Bruno Fornari, Ruth Monteyne. - Gent : Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent, 2007 (dl. I, p. 123 (ill.))
De verering van de H. Anna en Sint Servaas op een drieluik uit de vijftiende eeuw : Zijn rol in de strijd rond de Onbevlekte Ontvangenis van Maria / Martine Penners-Raffutin. - [s.l.] : [s.n.], [s.a.] (p. 72-73)
Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent : De collectie (tentoonstelling vanaf 21 maart 2021) / Johan De Smet, Bart Ooghe, Frederica Van Dam, Lieven Van Den Abeele, Cathérine Verleysen. - Gent : Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent, 2021
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Gand : La Collection (exposition dès le 21 mars 2021) / Johan De Smet, Bart Ooghe, Frederica Van Dam, Lieven Van Den Abeele, Cathérine Verleysen. - Gand : Musée des Beaux-Arts de Gand, 2021
Museum of Fine Arts Ghent : The Collection (exhibition opened on March 21th 2021) / Johan De Smet, Bart Ooghe, Frederica Van Dam, Lieven Van Den Abeele, Cathérine Verleysen. - Ghent : Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, 2021
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