Triptiek van Adriaan Reins.

Triptych of Adriaan Reins.

Hans Memling

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The principal theme of this triptych commissioned by Adriaan Reins is the lamentation on Golgotha. Jesus' body has just been lowered from the cross and his mother kneels alongside in prayer. Christ's disciple Saint John gently removes the crown of thorns. A distraught Mary Magdalene sits behind Jesus' mother. Mary Magdalene's griefstricken pose was inspired on a painting by Rogier vander Weyden.

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The great appeal of Bruges’ museum collections is their incredible diversity. From the Flemish Primitives to contemporary art, from the fine arts to archaeological finds, not to mention silverware, tapestries, furniture, and poetry. More about Musea Brugge

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