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

Christ Surrounded by Musician Angels

1480s
Oil on wood, 164 x 212 cm
Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp

The picture shows the central panel of a triptych which originally decorated the great organs of the church Santa Maria la real at Najera, in Castile. The panel represents the Blessing Christ surrounded by six singing angels. The side panels represent two other groups of musician angels accompanying the choir.




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