MEMLING, Hans
(b. ca. 1440, Seligenstadt, d. 1494, Bruges)

Triptych of the Rest on the Flight into Egypt

1475-80
Oil on canvas, 47 x 26 cm (central panel)
Musée du Louvre, Paris

This small triptych, made for private devotion, was dismembered in 1816 and reunited only in 1974 in the Louvre. The central panel depicts the Rest on the Flight into Egypt, while the left and right wings represent St John the Baptist and St Mary Magdalen, respectively.




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