(b. 1470/80, Würzburg, d. 1528, Halle)

Isenheim Altarpiece (second view)

c. 1515
Oil on wood
Musée d'Unterlinden, Colmar

This is the second view of the altarpiece. When the wings are opened, three scenes of celebration are revealed: the Annunciation, the Angel Concert for Madonna and Child, and the Resurrection.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 6 minutes):
Guillaume Dufay: Ave, maris stella, hymn for the feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary