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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. 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. 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. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. p. 147.

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