Caspar Härtli (active in Lindau and St. Gallen, mid-16th century)

Small Winged Altarpiece with Crucifixion of Christ

Switzerland, St. Gallen, dated 1558

Signature: artist's monogram "CH" (on both outer wing paintings)

Carved wooden reliefs; paintings on the wings oil on wood
Central relief: the Crucifixion of Christ
Predella and gable: reliefs depicting the Entombment of Christ and Salvator Mundi flanked by angels
Wings on the inside: Nativity and Adoration of the Magi
Wings on the outside: Annunciation and Flight to Egypt


Coats of arms of the donors: On the left coat of arms of the noble family Blarer von Wartensee from Rorschach (red cock on a silver background); on the right coat of arms of the Diesbach family from Fribourg/Switzerland (two golden lions and golden, oblique zig-zag bars on a black background).

Height: 64 cm, width: 73 cm, depth: 5 cm (open)

Literature: Doris Blühbaum/ Dirk Blühbaum: Caspar Härtli – Maler der Familie Blarer von Wartensee. Wissenschaftliches Jahrbuch 1999, Wolfgang Meighörner (ed.), Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen 1999, pp. 112-127, compare ill. p. 119.