STOCKT, Vrancke van der
(c. 1420-1495)

Triptych of the Redemption

1455-59
Oil on panel, 195 x 326 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

The central panel (195 x 172 cm) represents the Crucifix with Mary and St John in a Gothic church decorated with scenes of the Passion. The setting is probably the main portal of the church of St Gudule in Brussels.

The left wing (195 x 72 cm) represents the Last Judgment, with the seven acts of mercy (six on the Gothic arch, the seventh in two parts at the upper left and right corners.

The right wing (195 x 72 cm) represents the Expulsion from the Paradise with the Temptation in the background. On the Gothic arch scenes of the Genesis are depicted. At the upper left and right corners are depicted God and the Creation of Eve, respectively.