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Saints Matthias and Matthew

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In contrast to the depiction of deep space favored by Netherlandish painters, Cologne-school artists compressed space and filled every nook with decorative ornament, as in the screen that frames the figures and blocks the stained-glass lunette. This work was originally part of a series of...

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Provenance

By 1906, with J. Drey, Munich, Germany (or A.S. Drey). - 1907 Julius Bohler, (München, Deutschland; Luzern, Schweiz). 1907 - 1907 Denman Waldo Ross (Cambridge, MA, USA); 1907 - Boston, MA, USA. Museum of Fine Arts (gift of Ross) (Accession date: November 14, 1907)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Dimensions

48 x 32.4 cm (18 7/8 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

07.646

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

Collections

Europe

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