Norfolk Triptych (outside)

mixed techniques on panel (33 × 33 cm) — c. 1410 - 1420 Museum Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

The photo shows the outside of the shutters of the Norfolk Triptych.

The two small top panels show an Annunciation: the angel brings a message to Mary.

Below, the larger panels show an Adoration of the Magi.

Bottom left: the four evangelists Matthew, Luke (with bull), Mark (lion) and John (eagle), and John the Baptist (lamb).

Bottom right: the archangel Michael kills a number of snakes, representing Satan. Next to him are the apostle James the Greater (with scallop) and three saints: Dionysius, Hubert and Vincent.

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