BERMEJO, Bartolomé
(b. ca. 1440, Cordova, d. ca. 1500, Barcelona)

Christ Leading the Patriarchs to the Paradise (detail)

c. 1480
Tempera on wood
Institute of Hispanic Art, Barcelona

The painting represents the event which followed Christ's descent to Limbo. In this vissionary Late Gothic painting some new Renaissance elements can be also observed (the door with cassettes and the wall).