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Scenes from the Passion of Christ with devotional portrait of a male member of a convent

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 519
Name Scenes from the Passion of Christ with devotional portrait of a male member of a convent
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • London, National Gallery
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Triptych
Short description Triptych showing scenes from the Passion of Christ with devotional portrait
Remarks about category Triptych: no separation between portrait(s) - main image
General date
General date 1500-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • Delft, Master of
Original institution(s)
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The triptych was perhaps originally located in an institution in or near Delft. The background of the central panel shows the Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) of Delft. Furthermore, the portrayed person may have been attached to a convent near Delft (see Portraits).
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function unknown
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [844] unknown male member of a convent (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • wood (panel)
Specification oil with some egg tempera on oak
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance See literature: Campbell (London 1998). Nationally Gallery London since 1913.
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Baker, C.; Henry, T., The National Gallery: complete illustrated catalogue (London 1995)
  • Campbell, L., The fifteenth century Netherlandish schools (London 1998), 322-333
  • Giltaij, J.; Lammertse, F., Vroege Hollanders, schilderkunst van de late Middeleeuwen (Rotterdam 2008), 291
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Exterior right wing of triptych of [519] Scenes from the Passion of Christ with devotional portrait of a male member of a convent

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description SS Peter and Mary Magdalene
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 102 x 49 x 0
Date
Year ca.1500-1510
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution London, National Gallery
Collection
Collection identifier NG 2922.3
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Central panel of triptych (front) of [519] Scenes from the Passion of Christ with devotional portrait of a male member of a convent

Indication of part
Indication of part Central panel of triptych (front)
Short description
Short description Crucifixion with devotional portrait of a male member of a convent
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 98 x 105 x 0
Date
Year ca.1500-1510
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution London, National Gallery
Collection
Collection identifier NG 2922.1
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Exterior left wing of triptych of [519] Scenes from the Passion of Christ with devotional portrait of a male member of a convent

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Virgin and Child (?) and St Augustine
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 102 x 49 x 0
Date
Year ca.1500-1510
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution London, National Gallery
Collection
Collection identifier NG 2922.2
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior right wing of triptych of [519] Scenes from the Passion of Christ with devotional portrait of a male member of a convent

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Deposition of Christ
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 102 x 49 x 0
Date
Year ca.1500-1510
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution London, National Gallery
Collection
Collection identifier NG 2922.3
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior left wing of triptych of [519] Scenes from the Passion of Christ with devotional portrait of a male member of a convent

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Ecce Homo
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 102 x 49 x 0
Date
Year ca.1500-1510
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution London, National Gallery
Collection
Collection identifier NG 2922.2
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Central panel of triptych (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait on the far left (foreground)
Portrait of
Name unknown male member of a convent
Sex male
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing clothes of a member of a convent
Short description white habit with a belt
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The portrayed man could be a Premonstratensian (Norbertine) monk, based on his clothing. He may have been attached to Premonstratensian convent Koningsveld near Delft. Campbell (London 1998) gives possible identifications.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 844
Personal details
Name unknown male member of a convent
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status member of a convent
Arguments
  • clothing of the portrayed person
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order Premonstratensian (Norbertine)
Specification Possibly a Premonstratensian (Norbertine) monk; he may have been attached to Premonstratensian convent Koningsveld near Delft
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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