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 Spanish School , A Flagellation and an Unidentified Scene

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Title A Flagellation and an Unidentified Scene
Collection Wellcome Library
Artist Spanish School
Date Earliest about 1300
Date Latest about 1400
Description This scene is divided into two parts. On the higher scene is depicted a flagellation with an unidentified scene below. It is one of four panels that are painted on both sides. Underneath the surface of the scene that is visible with the naked eye, is a work by a fourteenth-century artist, about 1300. The painting that can be seen is by a Spanish sixteenth-century artist.
Current Accession Number 45989i
Former Accession Number P 1377?/1936
Inscription front uc '[?]'; front lc '[?]'
Subject figure; religion (flagellation)
Measurements 110 x 25.5 cm (estimate)
Material tempera on panel
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Henry Solomon Wellcome 1936.
Principal Exhibitions Art Detection: Painting and the X Ray, Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, 1969, nn as 'Unknown Spanish, Two Panels c. 1300'.
Publications Art Detection: Painting and the X Ray, London, 1969, nn as 'Unknown Spanish, Two Panels c. 1300'; Hopkirk, P., The Times, 4 February 1969, p. 12, ill.
Notes This work is one of four panels. On the reverse of this is 45990i. Dawson Carr of the National Gallery, London, suggests that this is Catalan but that it may be a copy of fourteenth-century panels. The Burlington article records that the paintings were acquired in San Sebastian, about 1930.
Rights Owner (c) The Wellcome Trust
Author Dr Madeleine Korn
 

 

 

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