CRANACH, Lucas the Elder
(b. 1472, Kronach, d. 1553, Weimar)

Triptych with the Holy Kinship (verso)

Oil on panel, 121 x 100 cm
Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt

On the verso of the altar wings, seen when the triptych is closed, the Madonna with the Child and her mother, St Anne, announce the subject to be displayed when the wings are open: the legendary family of Christ.