Altdorfer's 'Christ taking Leave of His Mother'

Alistair Smith and Martin Wyld
Technical Bulletin Volume 7, 1983


This article is concerned with Christ taking Leave of His Mother by Altdorfer. Sections are included on historical references, treatment of the panel, restoration, and painting technique.


Albrecht Altdorfer, paintings, technical analysis

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Smith, A., Wyld, M. 'Altdorfer's "Christ taking Leave of His Mother"'. National Gallery Technical Bulletin Vol 7, pp 50–64.

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