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unknown Flemish


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late 15th century


"Scene 1 - St. John the Baptist baptizing Christ in the River Jordan. Scene 2 - St. John preaching to Man, Nature, Abraham and others, with the Tempter looking on. Scene 3 - Salome receiving the head of St. John the Baptist. Scene 4 - Resurrection of Lazarus with Martha and Peter. Scene 5 - (Upper centre) the Woman taken in Adultery. Peter standing beside Christ. Scene 6 - Judas accepting the Thirty Pieces of Silver. Scene 7 - Nature, Man, John and Abraham held prisoners by the Tempter. Scene 8 - Christ armed by the Virtues for Combat against the Tempter. Scene 9 - Charity passing the Gauntlet of Combat to the Seven Vices.

Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from the Duke of Berwick and Alba, Liria Palace, Madrid. Acquired from Duveen Brothers, Inc., April 19, 1922."


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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 183, art. #1, Album 11, p. 17


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