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Agony in the Garden with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 610
Name Agony in the Garden with devotional portraits of a man and a woman
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (painting)
Short description Painting showing the Agony in the Garden with devotional portraits and saints
Remarks about category Single piece: no separation between portrait(s) - main image
General date
General date 1475-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • Amsterdam Death of the Virgin, Master of the
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
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)
  • [1116] unknown man (male)
  • [1117] unknown woman (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons unknown
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 and gold on panel
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 83 x 72 x 0
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Hoogewerff, G.J., De Noord-Nederlandse schilderkunst, vol. I (The Hague 1936), 523-524
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [610] Agony in the Garden with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Agony in the Garden with devotional portraits of a man and a woman and SS Peter and Catherine of Alexandria
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 83 x 72 x 0
Date
Year ca.1490-1500
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Collection John G. Johnson Collection
Collection identifier cat. 751
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Amsterdam Death of the Virgin, Master of the
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 Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait on the left (foreground)
Portrait of
Name unknown man
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
Short description black garment, black hat (on the ground)
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait on the right (foreground)
Portrait of
Name unknown woman
Sex female
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
Short description black veil, white guimpe, black dress
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Saint Portraits

Indication of the part
Indication of the part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait First saint from the left
Specification of saint
Name Peter
Sex male
Type of saint
  • unknown
Specification
Attributes
  • tools/instruments (incl. keys)/materials (part of)
Specification key
Gesture
  • hand on the shoulder or back of a commemorated person
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
Specification
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of the part
Indication of the part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait First saint from the right
Specification of saint
Name Catherine of Alexandria
Sex female
Type of saint
  • unknown
Specification
Attributes
  • torture (weapons/instruments of)
  • trappings: clothing/attributes/jewellery (miscellaneous)
Specification sword; crown
Gesture
  • hand on the shoulder or back of a commemorated person
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
Specification
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1116
Personal details
Name unknown man
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1117
Personal details
Name unknown woman
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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