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Saint Mary Magdalene, Saint Anne with the Infant Mary, the Christ Child and Saint Barbara

Photo credit: Compton Verney

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This panel, along with 'Saint Apollonia, Saint Dorothy of Cappadocia and an Unidentified Female', originally formed part of a high altarpiece by an unknown German artist, probably commissioned for the church of Bassenheim, near Koblenz. The saints can be identified by their ‘attributes’ or items with which they are portrayed. The first panel shows Apollonia gripping tongs with an extracted tooth, Dorothy of Cappadocia carrying a basket of roses, and an unidentified saint holding the palm of martyrdom.

Compton Verney

Compton Verney


Date

c.1490

Medium

oil on panel

Measurements

H 115.5 x W 106 cm

Accession number

CVCSC : 0195.N

Acquisition method

purchased, 1995

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

collector's seal : der Grafl.walde bassenheim.domanin Director


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Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ England

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