Pair of oil on copper representing two scenes of the Passion of Christ:
- Christ at the outrages.
- Christ falls under the weight of his cross.
Dimensions: H 31 x W 24 cm
Works to bring together:
-the eight scenes of the Passion of Christ by Gillis Mostaert, around 1580, exhibited in the Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels;
-Christ falling under the cross, German school, oil on copper, exhibited in the Musée des beaux-arts de Rennes
Gillis Mostaert, born in Hulst, Netherlands, on June 27, 1528 and died in Antwerp on December 28, 15981, was a Flemish painter contemporary of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. A versatile artist, he excelled in landscape, genre and history painting. He collaborated regularly with the main artists of Antwerp. He is particularly known for his winter landscapes, fire scenes, market and fair representations. His works are among the most sought after of his time.