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        Saint Joseph and Saint Joachim, c.1503

        Duerer, Albrecht (1471-1528). Medium: oil on panel. Husband and father of the Virgin Mary; inside left wing of the 'Jabach Altarpiece'; the central panel of this has been lost and only the wings have survived; the outside left panels depict the story of Job (now in Frankfurt at the St?delsches KunstInstitut and the right panels depict two musicians, one whom is a self portrait of the artist (now at the Wallraf-Richartz Museum in Cologne); the two inside panels (now in Munich at the Alte Pinakothek) depict saints; triptych probably commissioned by Frederick the Wise (1463-1525) for his palace at Wittenberg to commemorate the end of the plague in 1503; called 'Jabach' altarpiece because later owned by the celebrated art collector, Everhard Jabach (1618-95); Provenance: Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Photographic rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.

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