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

Triptych of Adriaan Reins (detail)

1480
Oil on oak panel
Memlingmuseum, Sint-Janshospitaal, Bruges

The picture shows a detail of the central panel. Mary Magdalene wrings her hands in despair. Behind her on the right, Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea open the sarcophagus. The ointment jar and copper jug for washing the body stand ready.




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