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  • Paulina asked

    What are some texts I can read to find out more about the Aix altarpiece and its history?

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Dear Paulina, there haven't been many publications on this recently. Our collection catalogue French and German Paintings contains a text about it, also available in English, but dated 1995. A more recent publication is Dominique Thiébaut (dir.), Primitifs français. Découvertes et redécouvertes : Exposition au musée du Louvre du 27 février au 17 mai 2004, Paris, RMN, 2004, 192 p. (ISBN 2-7118-4771-3), p. 123-141. Good luck! Best, Friso Lammertse

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This depiction of the prophet Isaiah once formed part of a triptych in the cathedral of Aix en Provence in the south of France. The central panel still hangs there. The right hand panel is in the Musées Royaux des Beaux Arts de Belgique in Brussels. The still life with books was sawn off the top of this panel by an art dealer in the 19th century. The Rijksmuseum now owns the still life.

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Title Isaiah
Material and technique Oil on panel
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 67.5 cm
Height 101.5 cm
Artists Schilder: Barthélémy d' Eyck
Vroegere toeschrijving: Meester van de Annunciatie van Aix
Accession number 2463 recto (OK)
Credits Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1958
Age artist Unknown
Collector Collector / D.G. van Beuningen
Exhibitions De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
External exhibitions Nederlandsche Kunst van de XVde en XVIde eeuw (1945)
Konrad Witz (2011)
Material
Object
Geographical origin France > Western Europe > Europe

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Barthélémy d' Eyck

werkzaam / active Aix-en-Provence 1444 - 1472

Barthélemy d'Eyck worked from 1447 to 1470 for René of Anjou, the Count of Provence and King of Naples. He was his chamberlain from 1449 and accompanied him...

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