Vyssi Brod Altarpiece, c. 1350, Prague, National Gallery

Vyssi Brod Altarpiece, c. 1350, Prague, National Gallery


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Vyssi Brod altarpiece nativity c1350

Master of Hohenfurth (or of Vyssi Brod), Bohemian painter (active 1350-70, Prague), so called after his main work, a large altarpiece with scenes from the life of Christ (National Gallery, Prague, c.1350) painted for the monastery of Vyssi Brod (Hohenfurth). These panels show the beginnings of the Bohemian variant of International Gothic. Another important painting from his workship, a Death of the Virgin, is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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