The centre panel represents the Seven Sorrows of Mary, while the wings show Christopher Knyvet of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, and his wife Catherine as donors, both accompanied by their name-saints and identified by their armorial bearings.

On the backs are figures in grisaille of Saints John the Evangelist and Barbara.


Commissioned by Christopher Knyvet of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk; passed to the family of the Barons Berners through the marriage of Edmund Knyvet to Jane Bourchier of Ashwellthorpe; by descent to Lord Berners; Viscount Lee of Fareham by 1923.

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Castle Hill, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3JU
01603 493625

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2 Jan – 29 Jun, 1 Oct – 31 Dec
Mon – Sat, 10am – 4.30pm
Sun, 1 – 4.30pm

30 Jun – 30 Sept
Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 1 – 5pm

Closed 1 Jan, 24 – 26 Dec

Exhibitions at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

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