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Saint Helena and the Emperor Heraclius (Santa Elena y el Emperador Heraclio)

Miguel Jiménez1483 - 1487

Museo de Zaragoza

Museo de Zaragoza
Zaragoza, Spain

This panel painting is among those that make up the monumental Holy Cross altarpiece in the town of Blesa, Teruel. The painters Miguel Jiménez and Martín Bernat were commissioned to create the piece in 1481. This panel depicts the part of the Golden Legend which states that when Saint Helena located the Holy Cross, she took it to a Jerusalem city gate with the Emperor Heraclius.

Details

  • Title: Saint Helena and the Emperor Heraclius (Santa Elena y el Emperador Heraclio)
  • Creator: Miguel Jiménez
  • Date: 1483 - 1487
  • Physical Dimensions: 115,5 x 195,5 x 14 cm
  • Type: Paintings
  • Rights: Gobierno de Aragón
  • External Link: CERES MCU
  • Medium: Oil on panel
  • Photograph: José Garrido Lapeña
  • Cultural context: Hispano-Flemish Gothic

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