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The Descent from the Cross, ca. 1550 - ca. 1600

  • oil paint, panel
  • 107 x 76.3 cm
  • Inv. S-104

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Hugo van der Goes RKD
Ghent 1440 - Oudergem 1482
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Title The Descent from the Cross
Date ca. 1550 - ca. 1600
Period 16th century
Location Southern Netherlands TGN
Collection paintings AAT
Object type oil paintings (visual works) AAT
Inventory number S-104
Acquisition credit gift
Verhelst, Benoni
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11F the Virgin Mary Iconclass
11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73A (scenes from the life of) John the Baptist and Mary Iconclass
73C public life of Christ: from his baptism until the Passion Iconclass
73D71 descent from the cross: Christ is taken down from the cross, usually by Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathaea who are standing on the ladders (both arms of Christ detached) Iconclass
73D72 the mourning over the dead Christ Iconclass
73D82(CROSS) cross ~ instruments of the Passion Iconclass
School / Style Early Netherlandish AAT
Museum van Schoone Kunsten : Catalogus ; Oude Meesters, Schilderstukken, teekeningen, plaatsneden (met geschiedkundig overzicht) / Maurice Dupuis, Georges Charles Nicolas Marie Hulin de Loo, Fritz Van Loo. - Gent : Drukkerij F. De Vos, 1938 ; Gent : Stad Gent, 1938 (p. 63)
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. 94-95 (ill.))
Frans Francken .... and his Milieu : Old Paths, New Roads (Colloquium, Antwerpen, Rubenianum, 23 mei 2014) / Natasja Peeters, Ann Diels, Hans Vlieghe, Didier Martens, David Lainé. - Bruxelles : VUBPRESS, 2020 (p. 208)
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