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Retable

Artist:
Master of Cubélls (Spanish, active 1374–ca. 1406)
Date:
late 14th or early 15th century
Geography:
Made in Catalonia, Spain
Culture:
Catalan
Medium:
Tempera and gesso on canvas
Dimensions:
A: 70 1/2 x 38 in. (179.1 x 96.5 cm) B: 66 7/8 x 37 3/4 in. (169.9 x 95.9 cm) C: 70 3/4 x 28 in. (179.7 x 71.1 cm) D: 71 x 27 1/4 in. (180.3 x 69.2 cm) E: 51 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (130.8 x 69.9 cm) F: 51 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (130.8 x 69.9 cm) G: 15 1/4 x 94 1/2 in. (38.7 x 240 cm)
Classification:
Paintings-Panels
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1957
Accession Number:
57.50a-g
Not on view
Inscription: (in Annuciation scene)
Ecce: /ancilla/ d[omi]ni: Fi/at mi/chi se/cundu[m] / tuum/ Ame[n] (Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. Luke 1:38);

(in Dormation scene, on books)
In exitu / isr[ae]l de e/gipto do/m[us ia]/ cob p[o]p[u]lo / barba/ro: Fac/taest . / judea/ s[anc]tifica/cio eiu[s] / isr[ae]l po/testas e[i]us ma/re vi/dit et / fugit / jorda/[n]us qu[i] / cõ[n]ver/sus est / retror/ sum (When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language; Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion. The sea saw it and fled; Jordan was driven back. Psall 114:1-3);
(on scrolls held by Prophets) with the names Elijah and Enoch; (on predella, on scroll held by angel at right) with the name Raphael
Sebastian and Carlos Juñer(until 1957)
Baetjer, Katharine. European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Artists Born before 1865: A Summary Catalogue. Vol. 2. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. p. 191-92.

Baetjer, Katharine. European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Artists Born before 1865: A Summary Catalogue. Vol. 1. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. p. 176.

Baetjer, Katharine. European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Artists Born before 1865: A Summary Catalogue. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. p. 147.



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