Originally an altarpiece protected by two shutters (the marks of their hinges are visible in the frame).

It represents the Trinity, with God the Father seated supporting the crucified Christ, and the Dove of the Holy Spirit between them, a type of image known as the Throne of Mercy.

Key facts

Artist
Full title
The Trinity with Christ Crucified
Date made
about 1410
Medium and support
Egg on silver fir
Dimensions
118.1 x 114.9 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought with a contribution from The Art Fund, 1922
Inventory number
NG3662
Location in Gallery