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Saint John Writing the Gospel

Saint John Writing the Gospel

Anoniem (in circa 1465)

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The Latin on the paper says: 'In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God'. John begins his gospel with these words. The devil, however, tried to prevent him writing further by stealing his ink-well.

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Title Saint John Writing the Gospel
Material and technique Oil on panel
Object type
Painting (recto) > Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 65 cm
Height 69.8 cm
Artists Schilder: Anoniem
Omgeving van: Dieric Bouts
Vroegere toeschrijving: Meester van de Legende van de Heilige Lucia
Accession number 1083 recto (OK)
Credits Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: F.J.O. Boijmans 1847
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1847
Age artist Unknown
Collector Collector / F.J.O. Boijmans
Exhibitions Van Eyck tot Bruegel (1994)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
External exhibitions Nederlandsche Kunst van de XVde en XVIde eeuw (1945)
Research Alma
Geographical origin Southern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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