Design for an altar with the Ascension of the Virgin Mary

Inventory number: CVH 124
Bollaert & Moortgat

Design: altar with the Ascension of the Virgin Mary and Marian symbols from the Litany of Loretto, held by cherubs at the top, and at the bottom, at the level of the tabernacle, incorporated in the decoration of the bases of the pillars. To the left of the altar, on a strip of the drawing sheet that is folded over, is a door drawn with a heavy frame and fronton, and with a small statue of a bishop on top. At the bottom is a scale indication.


J.J. Van Der Neer




Black ink and pencil on paper


507 x 415 mm

Marks :

Inscription on the medallion at the front on the altar; inscription in the halo above the bishop’s image, left above the door; inscription under the altar drawing.


Plantin-Moretus-Museum, Antwerp