Glossary

Christ taking Leave of his Mother

Christ took leave of, in other words said farewell to his mother, the Virgin Mary, shortly before his entry into Jerusalem and subsequent Passion.

This scene is not related in the Bible, but can be found in 14th-century texts such as 'Meditations on the Life of Christ' .

Painting
Albrecht Altdorfer
probably 1520
Albrecht Altdorfer: 'Christ taking Leave of his Mother'
Painting
Correggio
probably before 1514
Correggio: 'Christ taking Leave of his Mother'
Painting
Wolf Huber
about 1520
Wolf Huber: 'Christ taking leave of his Mother'