Marienleben: Geburt Mariens
Meister des Marienlebens

Marienleben: Geburt Mariens,

1470er/80er Jahre
Material / Technology / Carrier
Dimensions of the object
85,3 x 109,5 cm
AP OG Saal I
Altdeutsche Malerei
Inventory number
WAF 619
1827 aus der Sammlung Boisserée
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Meister des Marienlebens, Marienleben: Geburt Mariens, 1470er/80er Jahre, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: (Last updated on 09.04.2024)
The seven panels from St Mary’s Chapel in St Ursula’s in Cologne gave the master from Cologne his name of convenience. The unknown artist ran a highly productive workshop in Cologne that was esteemed for its stylistic proximity to Netherlandish art after Stefan Lochner’s death. An eighth panel is in the National Gallery in London. The genre-like ‘Nativity of Mary’ and the calm ‘Visitation’ scene, in which the donor, Johann von Hirtz (d. 1481), an alderman and mayor of Cologne several times, is depicted, are especially appealing.

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