The Oxburgh Altarpiece by Unknown Artist

The central section contains a carved and gilded passion cycle which is continued on the painted doors.


Details

Medium:
Carved, gilded & painted wood
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £130,000)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Scenes from the Life of St James of Compostella are depicted on the lower sections of the wings. When closed the doors show Fathers of the Church. The panel illustrated shows Resurrection on the two wings to the right.

Provenance

By descent to Mr. Henry Bedingfeld.

Venue details

Oxburgh Hall Oxborough, KING'S LYNN Norfolk PE33 9PS 01366 328 258 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/oxburghhall

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £9.60)

For full details of seasonal opening times please check the Oxburgh Hall website

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