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Triptych. 3 registers, with arches (frise d'arcatures) (Wing, left)

Triptych. 3 registers, with arches (frise d'arcatures) (Wing, left)
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Wing, right

Front, closed


Front, open

Centre panel

Religious. Passion. Life of Christ. Infancy of Christ.

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Zagreb, Muzej Mimara

Inv. ATM 2442

Metal (frame and hinges);ivory

Height: 320 mm
Width: 350 mm (open)
Depth: 10 mm (in frame)

Wing, left
Register 1: Nativity (Virgo lactans); angel holding a scroll.
Register 2: Adoration of the Shepherds; shepherd holding bagpipes.
Register 3: Adoration of the Magi with Joseph.
Centre panel
Register 1: Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers holding scrolls; angel holding the sun and the moon.
Register 2: Christ washing the feet of the apostles. Betrayal (Taking of Christ; Kiss of Judas); Judas holding a purse; saint Peter attacking Malchus; sword; soldiers in armour.
Register 3: Christ before Pilate; Pilate washing his hands; soldiers. Mocking of Christ or Flagellation (?); soldiers in armour.
Angels wringing their hands in the spandrels.
Wing, right
Register 1: Resurrection; three soldiers asleep; angel kneeling on the tomb.
Register 2: Deposition with the Virgin holding Christ's hand; Joseph of Arimathea holding Christ's body; man with pincers removing the nail from Christ's feet.
Register 3: Entombment with Holy Women.
Flamboyant tracery; medallions enclosing quatrefoils in the spandrels; pointed trefoils.

Museum's opinion 2014: 19th century.


Traces of two missing hinges on either side.

Flat and smooth. Ivory strips to consolidate the back of the wings.

Object Condition
Breaks in the left and right wing which certainly prompted the setting of the triptych in a metal frame. Ivory strips were also added to the back of the wings to consolidate them.

Collection of Ante Topić Mimara (b. 1898, d. 1987): donated to the museum in 1986; the museum opened to the public in 1987.


© Muzej Mimara, Zagreb.

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