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Hans Memling (c. 1430 - 1494)

Lifespan: 1400s - 1400s

Related: art - Northern renaissance - Flemish primitives - art history - Netherlands - Belgium

Triptych of Earthly Vanity and Divine Salvation (front) (c.1485) Oil on oak panel, 22 x 15 cm (each wing) Musée des Beaux-Arts, Strasbourg

same, detail of right wing

This triptych contrasts earthly beauty and luxury with the prospect of death and hell.

The Last Judgement (detail) (1467-71) - Hans Memling


Hans Memling (Memlinc) (c. 1430 - 1494) was a Flemish painter, whose art gave lustre to Bruges in the period of its political and commercial decline. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memling [Jan 2006]

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