Gold-Brocaded Velvets in Paintings by Cornelis Engebrechtsz - Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art
Gold-brocaded Velvets Gold-brocaded silk velvets can be counted among the most luxurious and costly products of fifteenth-century Europe. Although their
Master of the Mansi Magdalene, St Mary Magdalene
Master of the Mansi Magdalene (c. 1490-1530), St Mary Magdalene holding an ointment jar, c. 1525, oil on oak, 82 x 58 cm. Die heilige Maria Magdalena Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
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