This painting is part of the group: The Crucifixion Triptych

This painting is the left hand shutter from the Crucifixion triptych. It shows the donor who commissioned the work as if he were witnessing the Crucifixion - the subject of the central panel. His wife is painted opposite on the right hand panel.

His unidentified coat of arms is painted on the 'prie-dieu' (the prayer desk he is kneeling in front of) and has the letters 'WB' painted above it. In the background, is a scene of the Way to Calvary.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1502 - 1550
Full title
Donor: Left Hand Shutter
Group
Date made
probably 1527-30
Medium and support
Oil on canvas, transferred from oak
Dimensions
75.5 × 21.6 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Mrs Joseph H. Green, 1880
Inventory number
NG1088.2
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: The Crucifixion Triptych

Painting
Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aalst
probably 1527-30
Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aalst: 'The Crucifixion: Central Panel'
Painting
Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aalst
probably 1527-30
Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aalst: 'Donatrix: Right Hand Shutter'
Painting
Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aalst
probably 1527-30
Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aalst, 'The Archangel Gabriel: Reverse of Left Hand Shutter', probably 1525-35
Painting
Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aalst
probably 1527-30
Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aalst: 'The Virgin Annunciate: Reverse of Right Hand Shutter'