On the other wing is a striking group of the Mourning Women, amid whom St. John supports the Holy Mother overwhelmed with grief. Originally there was a lunette above the central-portion of this Ancona, representing God the Father, toward whom the Crucified One was directing his gaze: and also a predella consisting of three small pictures. These pieces were sold separately in the l8'h century by order of the church-authorities.
TEXT CREDIT: Title: Rubens Translated by: Luise Marie Schwaab Richter. Publisher: Velhagen & Klasing, 1904. Original from: Harvard University. Digitized: Mar 3, 2009 Length: 168 page
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