UNKNOWN MASTER, German
(active 1415-1435 in Cologne)

The Passion of Christ

1420-30
Tempera on oak, 131 x 180 cm
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne

The suffering of Christ is portrayed in simultaneous scenes. The artist was obviously concerned to emphasize spatial qualities in the painting. The panel was donated by the wealthy patrician von dem Wasservass family to the Cologne parish church of St Columba, and the artist of the panel is referred to as the Master of the Wasservass Calvary.




© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.