Study with St Ulrich and St Afra for the altarpiece of Augsburg Cathedral by Christoph Amberger

A study for the wings of the altarpiece in Augsburg Cathedral completed in 1554.

Details

Medium:
Pen & Indian ink & grey wash
Dimensions:
30 x 20 cm
Acquired in:
1933
Bequeathed by:
Henry Oppenheimer through The Art Fund

Centre panel: Madonna enthroned by angels; Wings: St Ulrich and St Afra. Below are 7 half length saints. The drawing differs slightly from the finished altarpiece: in place of four saints are members of the Hapsburg family.

Provenance

Collection of Lanna

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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