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Tryptych - Triptych

Triptych

  • Object:

    Tryptych

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    late 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oak

  • Museum number:

    427-1889

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This centre of this oak relief is carved with the subject of St. Martin dividing his cloak with the beggar. The panels on either side are carved with representations of the Holy Trinity and the Virgin and Child with St Anne. It is thought to be German and to date from the late fifteenth century

Physical description

Oak tryptych with round top. The centre of the interior is carved in relief with the subject of St Martin dividing his cloak with the beggar, while in the volets are respectively represented the Holy Trinity, and the Virgin and Child with St. Anne.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

late 15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Oak

Dimensions

Height: 23 in

Object history note

Bought for £20.

Descriptive line

Tryptych, Oak, St Martin, Virgin and Child, Holy Trinity

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1889. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1890. pp. 43

Materials

Oak

Techniques

Carved

Subjects depicted

Trinity, doctrine in Christianity

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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