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Wing, left (fragment of a diptych), 2 registers, with quatrefoils (quatre-feuilles) (Front)

Wing, left (fragment of a diptych), 2 registers, with quatrefoils (quatre-feuilles) (Front)
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Religious. Life of Christ.

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Enschede, Rijksmuseum Twenthe

Inv. 0509


Height: 151mm
Width: 78mm
Depth: 7mm

Register 1: Betrayal (Taking of Christ; Kiss of Judas); Christ restores Malchus' ear, cut by saint Peter.
Register 2: Nativity and Annunciation to the Shepherds; swaddled Christ; musician shepherd holding a shawm.
Rounded trefoils. Beaded border on 3 sides.

Utrecht 1987: Flanders (?), last quarter of the 14th century.
Museum's opinion 2013: Flanders, 1st quarter of the 15th century.


Traces of two missing hinges on the right side.

Flat and smooth.

Object Condition
Edges chipped. Central holes in the upper and lower part of the panel. Two more holes along the right side.

Purchased by the Museum on 2 April 1954 from the Kunsthandel J. H. Wiegersma in Utrecht.

Z. Kolks, 'Gesneden passievoorstellingen uit het Rijksmuseum Twenthe in Enschede', in Kunst- en Antiekrevue, 11 (1987) 10, pp. 17-19.
Gotische ivoren: Rijksmuseum het Catharijneconvent Utrecht... [plates volume of objects on display], Utrecht, exhibition catalogue, 1987, no. 39 (mistakenly designated as Inv. 0276).


© Collection Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede. Photography: Rik Klein Gotink.

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