Moulded oak triptych with hinged paneling
Mystic Wedding of Saint Catherine
Inset two prints after Memling’s work under glass
Late 19th Century
Height: 26 cm (10-1/4 in.) - Depth: 4 cm (1-1/2 in.).
Width of closed doors: 28 cm (11 in.) - Width of opened doors: 55 cm (21-1/2 in.)
Minor wood loss measuring 5 mm (1/5 in.) on top and upper right.
Mystic Wedding of Saint Catherine, triptych, realized by Hans Memling, active in Bruges during the second half-15th century. Oil on panel measuring 172 x 172 cm (67-3/4 x 67-3/4 in.) (central panel), realized in 1479. The side doors measure 172 x 79 cm (67-3/4 x 31 in.). It is actually in the collections of Memling chapel of Sint-Janshospitaal, Bruges, Belgium, formerly a hospital, which had initially commissioned the work.
This triptych was commissioned by two brothers and two sisters who presided over Sint-Janshospitaal in Bruges, the latter are visible when the triptych is in closed position.
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- Expertissim Reference: 2012120185