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Episode 17 - A Changing Landscape

Workshop of Robert Campin, Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece), ca. 1427–32

Oil on oak, overall (open): 25 3/8 x 46 3/8 in. (64.5 x 117.8 cm) (detail)
The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Rogier van der Weyden, Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin, c 1435 – 40

Oil and tempera on panel, 54 1/8 x 43 5/8 in (137.5 x 110.8 cm) (detail)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Rogier van der Weyden, The Miraflores Altarpiece (detail), c. 1442

Oil on panel, 28 x 17 in (71 x 43 cm)

Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

Giotto, St. Francis Receiving the Stigmata, c. 1295-1300

Tempera and gold on panel, 123 in × 64 in (313 cm × 163 cm)

Louvre, Paris

Jan van Eyck, Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata, 1430-1432

Oil on vellum on panel, 5 x 5 ¾ in (12.7 x 14.5 cm)

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Robert Campin , The Entombment, known as ‘The Seilern Triptych’, around 1425

Oil and goldleaf on panel, 23 1/2 x 37 in (48.9 x 93.9 cm)

The Courtauld Gallery, London

Gilt-leather wall hangings (part of a set), Dutch, c. 1650-70

Leather, silvered, painted and varnished, 96 x 211 in (244 x 536 cm)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Rogier van der Weyden, The Beaune Altarpiece, c. 1445 - 50

Oil on oak, open dimensions 7 ft 2 in x 18 ft (220 x 548 cm)

Hospices de Beaune, France

Robert Campin or Jacques Daret, The Annunciation, c. 1420

Tempera (?) on oak, 24 x 25 in (61 x 63.7 cm)

Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

Workshop of Robert Campin, Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece), ca. 1427–32

Oil on oak, overall (open): 25 3/8 x 46 3/8 in. (64.5 x 117.8 cm)
The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Habit said to have been worn by St. Francis of Assisi

Sanctuary of La Verna

Jan van Eyck, Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata, 1430-1432

Oil on vellum on panel, 5 x 5 ¾ in (12.7 x 14.5 cm)

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Recommended Reading

Kenneth Bé, “Geological Aspects of Jan van Eyck’s Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata,” in J.R.J. van Asperen de Boer et al, Jan van Eyck: Two Paintings of Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1997

Marigene H. Butler, "An Investigation of the Philadelphia Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata," in J.R.J. van Asperen de Boer et al, Jan van Eyck: Two Paintings of Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1997

 

Renate Woudhuysen-Keller, "Aspects of Painting Techniques in the Use of Verdigris and Copper Resinate," Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice, University of Leiden, 1995

 

Marika Spring, “New insights into the materials of fifteenth‑ and sixteenth‑century Netherlandish paintings in the National Gallery, London,” Heritage Science, 2017

Noëlle L.W. Streeton, Perspectives on the Painting Technique of Jan Van Eyck: Beyond the Ghent Altarpiece, 2013

The Frame Blog: Shuttered Altarpieces, December 1, 2021

https://theframeblog.com/tag/shuttered-altarpieces/

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