Rinck-Epitaph: Krönung Mariens mit Stiftern
Meister der Lyversberg-Passion (und Werkstatt) (1460-1490)

Rinck-Epitaph: Krönung Mariens mit Stiftern,

um 1464
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
101,6 x 133 cm
Displayed
Not on display
Department
Altdeutsche Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
WAF 625
Acquisition
1827 aus der Sammlung Boisserée
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Meister der Lyversberg-Passion(und Werkstatt), Rinck-Epitaph: Krönung Mariens mit Stiftern, um 1464, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/QKGBPQExBb (Last updated on 12.08.2022)
Angels are supporting the Throne of the Trinity as the Virgin kneels in front of it and is crowned the Queen of Heaven. Four rows of angels accompany the ceremony on the mandora, recorder, harp, shawm, trumpet, lute and fiddle. The merchant and alderman of Cologne, Johann Rinck (d. 1464), kneeling on the ground, and his first wife Gertgin (Gertrud) Blitterswich (d. 1439) were among Cologne’s wealthiest citizens and helped finance the building of St Columba’s from where this panel originated. It may possibly have been donated posthumously by their son, Dr Peter Rinck.

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