UNKNOWN MASTER, German
(active in 1390s in Cologne)

St Elizabeth Clothes the Poor and Tends the Sick

1390s
Tempera on pine, 123,4 x 49,2 cm
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne

This panel was once the inside of the right wing of an altarpiece. The outside of the wing (also in the Museum) shows the Descent from thee Cross. With another panel in the Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludvigshafen, this is part of a 'Misericordia' altarpiece depicting the Acts of' Mercy, and probably once stood in a hospital in Cologne.




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