Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary, St. John the Evangelist, and St. Mary Magdalene

This intimate portrayal of Christ’s death on the cross probably formed the right wing of a diptych, or two-paneled altarpiece. The left wing would most likely have depicted a Madonna and Child. The diminutive size of the panel suggests the possibility that the diptych was meant to be portable, for use in a domestic or […]