Maximiliaan P. J. Martens
 
Martens, Maximiliaan P. J.
Martens, Maximiliaan P. J.
United States of America
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Description: Essays in Context: Unfolding the Netherlandish Diptych
AMONG THE MANY TYPES of diptychs created during the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, the devotional portrait diptych featuring the half-length Virgin and Child coupled with a portrait of a donor in adoration was extraordinarily successful. Created by Rogier van der Weyden, the format catered to the taste of courtiers and functionaries at the...