Lot n° 32
10000 - 15000
Attributed to Benito SANCHEZ GALINDO (circa... - Lot 32 - Daguerre
Attributed to Benito SANCHEZ GALINDO (circa 1530 - after 1588)
Scenes from the Life of Christ.
Interior panels: Christ in the Garden of Olives, The Crucifixion, Entombment
Exterior panels: Virgin and Child and Resurrection
Tryptic painted on the five panels.
30 x 51,5 cm
We are in the presence of a small portable triptych that allowed travelers to make their devotions during their
during their travels. Many of them have been dismantled and the panels dispersed, sold as
independent paintings. A contemporary example of similar size to ours is the Triptych of Modena,
by El Greco (Modena, Galleria Estense). Benito Sánchez Galindo learned his trade in the workshop of Morales
s workshop in Badajoz; he testified in favor of his master in a trial at the age of 19. He then settled in
where the archives keep track of several important altarpiece commissions, unfortunately lost since then, for
for Barcelona, for the abbey of Montserrat, for Manresa and for Girona. He also worked
He also worked for Salamanca and, of course, his native Extremadura.
We would like to thank Professor Isabel Mateo Gomez for pointing out the attribution to Galindo, in digital photographs, and for her help in writing this note.
Bibliography: Carmelo Solís Rodríguez, Los Galindo: una familia de gramáticos y artistas extremeños del siglo
XVI. Fransec Serra i Sellarés, Sant Benet de Bages a l'època montserratina, doctoral thesis. Isabel Mateo
Gómez, "Dos nuevos Morales y obras de epigonos del pintor: Benito Sánchez Galindo y el maestro de la Magdalena de Lille (Francia)" article published in the magazine Archivo Español del Arte del C.S.I.C., año 2003.
Joaquim Garriga, "Benet Sanxes Galindo pintor i poeta del segle XVI", magazine Estudi General of the University
of Girona, year 2001, number 20. José Mª Madurell Marimón, "Addenda" to his article "Pedro Nunyes and Enrique Fernándes, painters of altarpieces" published in Annals and Bulletin of the Barcelona Art Museums, July 1944. Josep Clara, "Pintors forasters a la Girona del darrer terç del segle XVI" Josep Francesc Ràfols, Dictionnaire
biographical dictionary of the artists of Catalonia, published between 1951 and 1954.
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