Pieter Van Mol Descente de Croix


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Descent from the Cross
circa 1630–1650

This work comes from the chapel of the Couvent des Minimes in Saint-Pol-de-Léon. The monk at the bottom left is François de Paule, and the sovereign on the right no doubt Louis XIII in the guise of Saint Louis. The nun in the bottom right is the donor of the painting, or a mother abbess....

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