THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI
ANTWERP SCHOOL To 1520/1550 THE ADORATION of THE Magi Oil on oak wood, parquet, discounted and the top of the segment arc-like rounded. 89.5 cm x 57 cm (129,5 cm x 110,5 cm incl. Frame). Verso: On the Tiling of the old ownership inscription. No '2972' and old label with no. '1014'. Part of the 19th century. Century. The magnificent panel with the adoration of the Magi is committed entirely to the style of the Antwerp school, first half of the 16th century. Century and treated at that time in the Netherlands, a popular Subject for devotional panel paintings. Although no specific artist can be determined for the painting, so the style and choice of subjects speak for an emergence in the direct environment of the Antwerp Mannerist. This collective term includes artists of the Antwerp school, in the first half of the 16th century. Century's goods and distinguishes them from those painters of the Antwerp school of the 17th century. Century. For a lively artistic production is the fact that in Antwerp at the beginning of the 16 provided. Century the most important commercial city of the Burgundian Netherlands, established. Artists joined the Antwerp St. Lukas Guild, and produced works that are stylistically at the Transition from Gothic to Renaissance. So Gothic as well as Renaissance, a flow-architectural elements in the paintings. The artists of the 16th century. Century, the compositional scheme of the early Dutch painting, views of the landscape behind-the-scenes remains to grant. The interest in Oriental clothes, expressive Gestures and elongated bodies of the protagonists are in turn most special characteristics of the Antwerp Mannerist. The artists particular popularity of the biblical story of the adoration of the Magi was, as it was to the splendour of the decoration. This worship scene follows a frequently-used image schema, of the different variants are obtained. The compositions go back most likely the original to the Dutch painter Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502-1550), which led in Antwerp, a Studio. The artist of this worship is likely to have been with his work.
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