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The Virgin, Saints and a Holy Woman
Bartholomeus Bruyn the Elder

The Virgin Mary, Saint John the Evangelist, Saint Mary Magdalene and a Holy Woman are shown weeping, presumably over a figure of the dead Christ who was shown on the left.

This was probably painted in Cologne in the 1530s, and must have been the right wing of a diptych. The left-hand panel of this diptych has not been traced.

Key facts
Artist Bartholomeus Bruyn the Elder
Artist dates 1492/5 - 1555
Full title The Virgin, Saint John, Saint Mary Magdalene and a Holy Woman
Date made probably 1530-40
Medium and support Oil on oak
Dimensions 67.9 x 48.3 cm
Acquisition credit Presented by Henry Wagner, 1924
Inventory number NG3903
Location in Gallery Not on display
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