The Virgin, Saint John the Evangelist and the Three Maries
This painting is part of the group: Triptych: Christ nailed to the Cross
On loan from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA)

The Virgin Mary stands in the centre, supported by Saint John as she witnesses her son’s crucifixion. Mary Magdalene, on the left, wipes tears from her eyes with her left hand; in her right hand she holds the jar of ointment with which she is traditionally depicted.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
active 1484; died 1523
Full title
The Virgin, Saint John the Evangelist and the Three Maries
Group
Date made
1480-5
Medium and support
Oil on wood
Dimensions
45 × 42.5 cm
Acquisition credit
On loan from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA)
Inventory number
L1226
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Triptych: Christ nailed to the Cross