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Gabled triptych (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Back)

Gabled triptych (frise d'arcatures; colonnettes) (Back)
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Auxerre, Treasury of Saint-Etienne cathedral

Inv. 48


Height: 310mm
Width: 330mm (open)

Wing, left
Register 1: Annunciation; vase of lilies; Virgin kneeling in prayer at a prie-Dieu.
Register 2: saint Paul holding a sword; unidentified apostle or saint holding a cross and book.
Register 3: saint James the Lesser with a fuller's club (?); saint Peter holding a key.
Centre panel
Register 1: Coronation of the Virgin; angels crowning the Virgin; queen and king kneeling in donor position.
Register 2: Flight into Egypt; angel holding a scroll. Adoration of the Magi.
Register 3: Entry into Jerusalem. Christ washing the feet of the apostles.
Register 4: Betrayal (Taking of Christ; Kiss of Judas); Christ restores Malchus' ear, cut by saint Peter; lantern. Crucifixion; swooning Virgin supported by Holy Women; saint John the Evangelist and onlookers holding scrolls. 
Wing, right
Register 1: Resurrection; soldier asleep.
Register 2: saint Jude (Thaddeus) with a halberd; saint Simon with a saw.
Register 3: saint Andrew with a saltire cross; saint James the Lesser with a fuller's club (?).

Inventaire 1892: 19th century, in a 14th-century style.


Flat and smooth.

Object Condition
Missing: one of the pinnacles (recent break).

In the Treasury of the Cathedral by 1892.

M. Bonneau, M. Monceaux, M. F. Molard, Inventaire du trésor de la cathédrale d'Auxerre (Auxerre, 1892), no. 48.


© Josette Laliaux - Ville d'Auxerre.

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