• Jean Fouquet’s ‘Madonna’ extended in Berlin due to popular demand

  • News from 03.01.2018

    Source: English News - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

    Jean Fouquet, Diptych of Etienne Chevalier, c. 1455, right panel: Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels, oak, 95 x 85.5 cm

    Jean Fouquet, Diptych of Etienne Chevalier, c. 1455, right panel: Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels, oak, 95 x 85.5 cm
    Copyright: Antwerpen, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten

    The special presentation ‘Jean Fouquet: The Melun Diptych’ is on view at the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin only until this Sunday, 7 January 2018, having been seen already by around 65,000 excited viewers. Given this great interest, the Gemäldegalerie of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and the lending museum, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp, have agreed on an extended stay in Berlin for the diptych’s right wing, depicting the Madonna surrounded by angels.

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