The Miracles of Saint James

Master of the Legend of St. Godelieve (Flemish)

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As the burial place of St. James the Great, Santiago de Compostela has long been one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Europe. This unusual triptych, which was probably made for a confraternity of pilgrims, comprises a cycle of twelve scenes from the life, miracles and martyrdom of St. James.

Object Information

Master of the Legend of St. Godelieve (Flemish)
creation date
about 1500
oil on panel
32 x 70 in. (closed)
32 x 138 in. (open)
accession number
credit line
James E. Roberts Fund
Public Domain
European Painting and Sculpture Before 1800

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