Figure 12

Flémalle group, Christ and the Virgin, c. 1430-35, oil and gold leaf on oak, 28.6 x 45.4 cm. John G. Johnson Collection, 1917. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia (photograph: The Philadelphia Museum of Art / Art Resource, NY). The unburnished background has been overpainted with a thin glaze outside the halos so that the halos shine more brightly in comparison.

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