HEEMSKERCK, Maerten van
(b. 1498, Heemskerck, d. 1574, Haarlem)
Oil on wood, 101 x 58 cm (central panel), 101 x 28 cm (wings)
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
The triptych is a mofied version of the altarpiece which was executed by the artist in 1540 for the St Lawrence church at Alkmaar (presently in a church in Linköping, Sweden). The painting was strongly modified in the 17-18th centuries.