Martyrdom of Saint Cucuphas

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Location: 
Room 28
Artists / Makers / Authorities: 
Ayne Bru
Lummen, dukedom of Brabant, documented in Catalonia, 1500-1507
Lummen, Duchy of Brabant, documented in Catalonia 1500-1507
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This panel, with the one of Saint Candidus, a warrior in the Theban legion who was martyred along with Saint Maurice, was part of the old high altarpiece in the monastery of Sant Cugat del Vallès. Ayne Bru, one of the most important names from the Catalan Cinquecento, was a painter of Central-European origin and training whose work speaks for the influence of Flemish culture and of the art produced in Venice in the period straddling the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

Painting

1502-1507

164 x 133 cm

Purchased 1907

Inventory number: 

015840-000

From the monastery of Sant Cugat del Vallès (Vallès Occidental).
Oil on wood
Century: 16th
Subject: Religion
Ayne Bru - Martiri de sant Cugat - 1502-1507
Martiri de sant Cugat