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

St John and Veronica Diptych (reverse of the left wing)

c. 1483
Oil on wood, 31,2 x 24,4 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich

The reverse side of the left wing, depicting St John the Evangelist, represents a skull, the symbol of transience.

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