The Betrayal of Christ

Tempera on wood | 19.7 x 41cm | c. 1445-1450

Bartolomeo di Tommaso

These two panels from the base (predella) of an altarpiece show three episodes from the Bible: in one Christ is arrested (the naked man is an apostle—John or Mark—fleeing, in accordance with Mark 14:51–52). In the other Christ’s body is mourned and t...
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