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Saints Ambrose, Exuperius and Jerome
Circle of the Master of Liesborn

This panel formed one of two shutters from an altarpiece in Liesborn Abbey, Westphalia, Germany.

The saints have inscriptions identifying them on their haloes. On this, the left shutter, are Saint Ambrose, Saint Exuperius, (whose inscription calls him martyr and knight) and Saint Jerome; on the right shutter are 'Saints Gregory, Maurice and Augustine'.

Key facts
Artist Circle of the Master of Liesborn
Artist dates active second half of the 15th century
Full title Saints Ambrose, Exuperius and Jerome
Group Two Shutters from an Altarpiece
Date made about 1465-90
Medium and support Oil on canvas, transferred from wood
Dimensions 120 x 67.9 cm
Acquisition credit Bought, 1854
Inventory number NG254
Location in Gallery Room 65
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Two Shutters from an Altarpiece

These two paintings formed the shutters of an altarpiece.