Michiel Coxcie 1499 – 1592

Adoration of the Lamb

oil on panel (133 × 236 cm) — 1557-1559 Museum Bode-Museum, Berlin

Michiel Coxcie biography

This work is linked to Revelation 5:6

Tags: Apocalypse

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This is the central panel from a copy of the famous Ghent altarpiece by the Van Eyck brothers.

The Spanish king Philip II collected paintings made by Flemish masters. He very much wanted the Ghent altarpiece, which however could not leave Ghent. Philip then commissioned Coxcie to make a copy.

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