Central panel for the triptych 'Lamentation of Christ with a group of donors' by Franconian Master

A wounded Christ sitting on the ground in woodland surrounded by Mary Magdalen and four others.


Oil on panel
120 x 97 cm
Art Fund grant:
£90,000 ( Total: £322,996)
Acquired in:
Otto Naumann Limited

On top of the hill to the left are other crucified humans. To the right of Christ are a group of small-scale figures.


Probably acquired in 19th century by the Darby family of Coalbrookdale. Altarpiece then given to the Church of Saint Martin, Little Ness c.1875-1909. Sold as 2 lots by Sotheby's, 1993. Both lots left Britain following an unsuccessful export stop.

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Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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