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Wings of a memorial polyptych with John the Baptist, John the Evangelist on Patmos, the Vision of Emperor Augustus and the overpainted devotional portrait of a man

Wings of a memorial polyptych with John the Baptist, John the Evangelist on Patmos, the Vision of Emperor Augustus and the overpainted devotional portrait of a man

Exterior small left wing (open) with John the Baptist
© Wikimedia Commons
Exterior small left wing (open) with John the Baptist, infrared photography showing the portrait
© Bosch Research and Conservation Project, http://boscointeractivo.es/en/
Exterior small left wing (open) with John the Baptist, infrared reflectography showing the portrait
© Bosch Research and Conservation Project, http://boscointeractivo.es/en/
Exterior small right wing (open) with John the Evangelist on Patmos
© Wikimedia Commons
Exterior small right wing (closed) with Passion Scenes
© Wikimedia Commons
Upper small left wing, interior with the Vision of Emperor Augustus
© Ilsink (2016), 165
Upper small right wing, interior with the John the Evangelist on Patmos
© Ilsink (2016), 165
Reconstruction of the Altarpiece of the Illustrious Confraternity of Our Lady, 's-Hertogenbosch
© Ilsink (2016), 164
Remarks: I: Statue of the Virgin, 14th or 15th century (lost); V: Exterior small wings painted by Jheronimus Bosch (one lost); VI: Exterior large wings painted by Gillis Panhedelm 1521-22 (both lost).
Reconstruction of the Altarpiece of the Illustrious Confraternity of Our Lady, 's-Hertogenbosch
© Ilsink (2016), 164
Remarks: I: Statue of the Virgin, 14th or 15th century (lost); II: Case with wood carvings by Adriaen van Wesel, 1476-77 (a few fragments survive); III: Interior large wings with wood carvings by Adriaen van Wesel, 1476-77 (lost); IV: Upper small wings, interior with wood carvings by Adriaen van Wesel, 1476-77; V: Exterior small wings painted by Jheronimus Bosch, 1488-89, left closed: Passion Scenes, left open: John the Evangelist on Patmos, right closed: Childhood of Christ?, right open: John the Baptist; VI: Exterior large wings painted by Gillis Panhedel, 1521-22 (lost).
The Dormition: Mary on her deathbed, the apostles are gathered around her
© Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Fragment of a Nativity scene with Joseph and three angels
© Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Fragment of a Nativity scene with the Virgin
© Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Visitation: Mary and Elisabeth, both pregnant, embracing
© Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
The three Wise Men meet at the crossroads
© Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

MeMO memorial object ID 4019

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Category

Type
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Holding institution(s)

  • Madrid, Museo Fundación Lázaro Galdiano
  • Berlin, Staatliche Museen
  • Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum
  • 's-Hertogenbosch, Museum Het Zwanenbroedershuis

General date

Artist(s)

  • Bosch, Jheronimus
  • Wesel, Adriaen van

Original institution(s)

Original institution Illustre Lieve Vrouwe Broederschap (Zwanenbroederschap), St. Jan (Our Lady's Confraternity (Swan Confraternity), St John's Cathedral), 's-Hertogenbosch 733
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification
Still in original institution?

Location inside the institution

In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • on an altar
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
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Memorial piece

Function
  • liturgical/religious
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Additional remarks

Memorial monument or floor slab

Function
Grave findings
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Name
Specification

Members of the commemorated party

Commemorated person(s)
  • Jan van Vladeracken? (male)
Commemorated institution(s)

Relation between commemorated persons

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Name
Composition of the commissioning party
  • members of a corporation/confraternity
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Members of the commissioning party

Commissioning person(s)
  • Jan van Vladeracken? (male)
Commissioning Institution(s)
  • Illustre Lieve Vrouwe Broederschap (Zwanenbroederschap), St. Jan (Our Lady's Confraternity (Swan Confraternity), St John's Cathedral), 's-Hertogenbosch

Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party

Type
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • wood
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
  • infrared reflectography (IRR)
  • dating by dendrochronology
  • X-ray
  • determination of type of wood
  • research of paint layers
  • ultra high-resolution photography in visible light
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Height x width x depth

Alterations

Alterations
  • one or more effigies/portraits painted over
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Provenance

Marks of ownership

Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Hoogstede, Luuk, et al., Hieronymus Bosch, Painter and Draughtsman. Technical Studies (New Haven and London 2016), 108-129; no. 5-6
  • Ilsink, Matthijs, et al., Hieronymus Bosch, Painter and Draughtsman. Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven and London 2016), 160-179; no. 5-6

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Indication of part; Interior outer left wing of polyptych

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  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
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Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • signature
  • style
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Filiation

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Indication of part; Interior outer right wing of polyptych

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Height x Width x Depth

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Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • signature
  • style
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Filiation

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Indication of part; Part of a polyptych

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Height x Width x Depth

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  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
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Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • style
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Assignment

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Filiation

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Indication of part; Interior inner right wing of polyptych

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Height x Width x Depth

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  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
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Additional remarks

Holding institution

Holding institution
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
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Accessibility
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Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • style
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Assignment

Role
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Additional remarks

Filiation

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Indication of part; Part of a polyptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
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  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
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Additional remarks

Holding institution

Holding institution
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution

Contract

Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
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Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Part of a polyptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
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Additional remarks

Holding institution

Holding institution
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
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Contract

Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • style
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Assignment

Role
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Filiation

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Indication of part; Interior inner left wing of polyptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
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  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
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Additional remarks

Holding institution

Holding institution
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution

Contract

Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
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Filiation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Exterior outer right wing of polyptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
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Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
  • based on historical and/or technical research
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Additional remarks

Holding institution

Holding institution
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution

Contract

Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • signature
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
Specification

Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Part of a polyptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
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Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
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Additional remarks

Holding institution

Holding institution
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution

Contract

Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
Specification

Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Part of a polyptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
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Additional remarks

Holding institution

Holding institution
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution

Contract

Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • according to literature
  • style
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Assignment

Role
Specification

Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part

Place of the portrait

Portrait of

Name
Sex
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  • based on literature or archival research
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Portrait — portraiture

Physical state of the portrayed person
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Posture
Manner of portrayal

Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia

Clothing

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Insignia

Insignia
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Person Description

Personal details

Name
Sex
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
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Social standing

Status
Arguments
  • according to literature
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Member of a convent

Religious order
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Member of secular clergy

Type of secular clergy
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