European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
The Dormition of the Virgin
Panel from an altarpiece; companion to a panel in the John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Cat. 756) and a panel in the Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, Zaragoza (8)Made in Spain, Europe
Attributed to Miquel Alcanyís, Spanish (active Valencia and Mallorca), documented 1421 - 1434
Tempera and tooled gold on panel
Cat. 757John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
LabelThis painting, still in its original frame, was once part of a small altarpiece that consisted of three panels, called a triptych. The second panel, which illustrates the Nativity, is also in the Museum's collection. The third panel, which depicts the Annunciation, is in a museum in Zaragoza, Spain.
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