Hans Memling – The Annunciation (1480–89)

The Annunciation,1480–89 Hans Memling Netherlandish Memling modeled this Annunciation on the left wing of Rogier van der Weyden’s Saint Columba Altarpiece (now in Munich), but his innovative rendition portrays the Virgin swooning and supported by two angels, rather than kneeling. Like other fifteenth-century Flemish painters working in the wake of Jan van Eyck, Hans Memling

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Hans Memling – Salvator Mundi (1475–99)

Salvator Mundi,1475–99 Workshop of Hans Memling Netherlandish Christ is shown as the Savior of the World (Salvator Mundi), a popular image in fifteenth-century painting. Front-faced, he holds a cross-topped globe and raises his right hand in blessing, merging the themes of the Holy Face (Christ’s features miraculously imprinted on a cloth) and Christ in Majesty. The

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