The Death of the Virgin, Meester van de Amsterdamse Dood van Maria, c. 1500

The Death of the Virgin, Meester van de Amsterdamse Dood van Maria, c. 1500

olieverf op paneel, h 57.5cm × w 76.8cm. More details

In the late Middle Ages, the death of the Virgin was usually represented in a contemporary domestic set-ting. Gathered around her bed are the twelve apostles. At upper centre Peter is about to bless the dying Virgin with a holy water sprinkler, while others are praying and reading in preparation for her departure.

On display in gallery 0.1 Biblical scenes Mary Gothic Peter John the Evangelist

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