"Ecce agnus dei"

"Ecce agnus dei"

More about this artwork
When John the Baptist was standing on the bank of the Jordan preaching, he saw Jesus and proclaimed: “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world” (John 1:29). After this, the first disciples turned to Jesus. The unknown donor is also instructed by John to follow Christ. This notion is central to the Devotio moderna, a religious movement that spread throughout Europe in the fifteenth century. The subtlety and quality of the painting characterise this work as one of the artist’s undisputed masterpieces.
Displayed
AP OG Saal I
Inventory Number
15192
Birth year of the artist
1410
Year the artist deceased
1475
Dimensions of the object
53,8 x 41,2 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Origin
1989 mit Unterstützung der Kulturstiftung der Länder angekauft
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Dieric Bouts d. Ä., "Ecce agnus dei", um 1462/64, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/gR4k5NJLEe (Last updated on 21.02.2022)

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