Isabella van Portugal en de Heilige Elisabeth.

Isabel of Portugal with Saint Elizabeth.

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Petrus Christus
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The panel is the left wing of a triptych the central element of which (now lost) was a Virgin of Sorrows. The painting was commissioned by Isabel of Portugal the wife of Duke Philip the Good of Burgundy. Her patron saint Elizabeth of Hungary is shown as a nun holding a stack of three gold crowns which symbolize her piety chastity and royal birth.

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Isabel of Portugal with Saint Elizabeth.
Photo number
0040089004
Isabel of Portugal with Saint Elizabeth.
Photo number
0040089004
Isabel of Portugal with Saint Elizabeth.
Photo number
0040089004

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