SITTOW, Michel
(b. ca. 1468, Reval, d. 1525, Reval)

Assumption of the Virgin

c. 1500
Oil on panel, 21 x 16 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington

This is one of the panels which belonged to the Polyptych of Isabella the Catholic. This polyptych originally comprised forty-seven small panels (each measuring about 21 x 16 centimetres). Approximately twenty-seven survive, of which two were executed by Michel Sittow, the others by Juan de Flandes.

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