The Bladelin Altar (Middleburg Altar)

Work Information
Creator: Rogier van der Weyden (ca. 1399-1464)
Date: ca. 1450-1452
Museum: Gemäldegalerie (Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz), Berlin, Germany
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.

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Description: Center detail: Nativity with the donor, Pieter Bladelin
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Description: head of the donor Pieter Bladelin. "Middleburg" was a new town, the building of which he financed and the place where the painting was to hang
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Description: Left panel detail: Annunciation to Emperor Augustus at the moment of the Nativity, with the significance of the vision being explained by a Sibyl
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Description: Left panel detail: close-up of clothing,
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Description: right panel detail: Annunciation to the Three Magi (Kings from the East), with the Christ Child appearing in the star that led the Magi to Bethlehem
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Description: right panel detail of black king
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Description: central panel detail: close up of city (Middleburg?) in background.
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