Oil on wood
Framed: 73 x 58.4 x 8.3 cm (28 3/4 x 23 x 3 1/4 in.); Unframed: 59.9 x 45.5 cm (23 9/16 x 17 15/16 in.)
Holden Collection 1916.811
Prominent art historians still debate the identity of the artist and the original function of this painting. First attributed to the Neapolitan artist Colantonio (active 1440-1460) and also to the Flemish painter Berthélemy d'Eyck--known as the Master of the Aix Annunciation (active 1440-1470)--the painting is now more likely considered a product of the Provençal school. Undoubtedly it exemplifies the stylistic influences of the Netherlands, Provence, and Italy in the 1400s. The subject may be either a physician or an Old Testament prophet from an altarpiece.
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