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Memorial triptych with the Adoration of the Magi and the devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Memorial triptych with the Adoration of the Magi and the devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Adoration of the Magi with devotional portraits of a man and a woman
© Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie, The Hague

MeMO memorial object ID 530

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Category

Type
Classification
Short description
Remarks about category

Holding institution(s)

  • Prague, Národní Galerie (National Gallery)

General date

Artist(s)

  • Geertgen tot Sint Jans

Original institution(s)

Still in original institution?

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
  • social
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks

Memorial monument or floor slab

Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification

Members of the commemorated party

Commemorated person(s)
  • unknown woman (female)
  • unknown man (male)
Commemorated institution(s)

Relation between commemorated persons

Type
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

Type
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • wood (panel)
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
  • infrared reflectography (IRR)
  • dating by dendrochronology
Specification (technical research)

Dimensions (cm)

Height x width x depth

Alterations

Alterations
Specification

Additional remarks

Provenance

Marks of ownership

Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bruyn, J., Een gedachtenisvenster voor Claes van Ruyven en Geertgen tot Sint Jans’ Johannespaneel te Wenen, Oud-Holland 122 (2009), 81-119, 105-107
  • Châtelet, A., Early Dutch painting: painting in the Northern Netherlands in the fifteenth century (Lausanne 1988), 218-219
  • Kotková, O., The National Gallery in Prague; Netherlandish painting, 1480-1600: illustrated summary catalogue I/1 (Prague 1999), 70-71
  • Lammertse, F.; Giltaij, J., Vroege Hollanders, schilderkunst van de late Middeleeuwen (Rotterdam 2008), 106-109
  • Luttervelt, R. van, Jubileumtentoonstelling middeleeuwse kunst der Noordelijke Nederlanden (Amsterdam 1958), 53

Other documentation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Interior right wing of triptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical and/or technical research
Specification
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
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
Specification

Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Interior left wing of triptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical and/or technical research
Specification
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
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
Specification

Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Central panel of triptych (front)

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical and/or technical research
Specification
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
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
Specification

Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Exterior right wing of triptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical and/or technical research
Specification
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
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
Specification

Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Exterior left wing of triptych

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical and/or technical research
Specification
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
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
Specification

Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part

Place of the portrait

Portrait of

Name
Sex
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification

Portrait — portraiture

Physical state of the portrayed person
Argumentation
Specification
Posture
Manner of portrayal

Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia

Clothing

Type of clothing
Short description

Attributes

  • no general attributes
Specification

Insignia

Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Indication of part

Place of the portrait

Portrait of

Name
Sex
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification

Portrait — portraiture

Physical state of the portrayed person
Argumentation
Specification
Posture
Manner of portrayal

Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia

Clothing

Type of clothing
Short description

Attributes

  • no general attributes
Specification

Insignia

Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Saint Portraits

Indication of the part

Place of the portrait

Specification of saint

Name
Sex
Type of saint
  • unknown
Specification
Attributes
  • trappings of a knight/soldier
  • animal or mythical creature
  • torture device or weapon
Specification
Gesture
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
Specification
Posture
Specification

Additional remarks

Indication of the part

Place of the portrait

Specification of saint

Name
Sex
Type of saint
  • geographical area (city, village, etc.)
Specification
Attributes
  • trappings of a knight/soldier
  • animal or mythical creature
Specification
Gesture
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
Specification
Posture
Specification

Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal details

Name
Sex
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

Personal details

Name
Sex
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