Master of the Spes Nostra 001



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English: Four canons with Sts Augustine and Jerome by an open grave, with the Visitation.[1]
Nederlands: Vier kanunniken met de heiligen Augustinus en Hieronymus bij een open graf met de Visitatie.[1]

Alternate titles:

Nederlands: Vier reguliere kanunniken van St. Augustinus mediterend bij een geopend graf over de vergankelijkheid van het aardse bestaan in aanwezigheid van de HH. Hieronymus en Augustinus en Maria, die Elisabeth ontmoet.[2]
Nederlands: Allegorie op de vergankelijkheid.[2]
Date circa 1500
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions Height: 88.7 cm (34.9 in). Width: 104.3 cm (41.1 in).
Object history
  • c. 1500: commissioned for an Augustinian priory (?)
  • by c. 1902: N. Steinmeyer (art dealer), Cologne
  • 1907/January 1908: bought by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, inv.no. SK-A-2312, Amsterdam, from F. Kleinberger (art dealer), Paris
  • September 2004: lent to the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam[1]

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  1. a b c Vier kanunniken met de heiligen Augustinus en Hieronymus bij een open graf met de Visitatie - Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - Nationaal Museum voor Kunst en Geschiedenis.
  2. a b RKDimages, Kunstwerknummer 21212.
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