Grabow Altarpiece

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Master Bertram, Grabow Altarpiece, 1379-1383

The Grabow Altarpiece (also known as the Petri Altar) was painted by Master Bertram around 1379-1383. Originally located in St. Petri church, it is now in the Hamburger Kunsthalle in Hamburg, Germany.[1]

It includes the earliest known depiction of the Rest on the Flight into Egypt (lower row, last section on the right).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gothic Art by Victoria Charles and Klaus H. Carl 2008 ISBN 1844844617 page 96
  2. ^ Schiller, Gertud, Iconography of Christian Art, Vol. I, p. 122, 1971 (English trans from German), Lund Humphries, London, ISBN 0853312702

External links[edit]

Hamburger Kunsthalle webpage showing the full altarpiece (main image, exterior description, interior description)