Virgin of Sorrows, from a Triptych of the Virgin of the Calvary, 1514-17, by Quentin Metsys, 1466-1530, originally for the Mosteiro de Santa Clara, in the Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, Coimbra, Portugal. The triptych was commissioned by King Dom Manuel I, 1469-1521. The museum was opened in 1913 and renovated 2004-2012. The city of Coimbra dates back to Roman times and was the capital of Portugal from 1131 to 1255. Its historic buildings are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Virgin of Sorrows, from a Triptych of the Virgin of the Calvary, 1514-17, by Quentin Metsys, 1466-1530, originally for the Mosteiro de Santa Clara, in the Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, Coimbra, Portugal. The triptych was commissioned by King Dom Manuel I, 1469-1521. The museum was opened in 1913 and renovated 2004-2012. The city of Coimbra dates back to Roman times and was the capital of Portugal from 1131 to 1255. Its historic buildings are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site....
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