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Virgin and Child with Four Saints

c. 1500
Overall: 78.7 x 154.9 cm (31 x 61 in.)
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Mary and Jesus are seen in front of a wall in a garden that alludes to the Garden of Paradise. They are depicted between four saints: Saint Catherine,
John the Evangelist, Jodocus, and Mary Magdalene. The saints wear costumes fashionable around 1475 to 1480. The hanging is said to come from the parish church in St. Lawrence in Nuremberg, Franconia, Bavaria, one of the most important in the commercial city. The appearance of Jodocus may indicate that the
textile may have been donated by a wealthy citizen of the same name.
Virgin and Child with Four Saints

Virgin and Child with Four Saints

c. 1500

Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine

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