Discover the majestic splendour of this unique altarpiece from The Phoebus Foundation collection at the Basilica of Our Lady in Tongeren. From March 2023, visitors to this outstanding thirteenth-century edifice can also learn about the rich history of this sixteenth-century altarpiece.
Made of oak and with painted inner and outer wings, the altarpiece also reveals a gilded Malines house altar in the centre. The alabaster relief depicts The Flagellation, while the medallion at the top represents God, the Father and the Holy Spirit.
Salomon Hendrickx was one of the most important canons during the 16th century who contributed extensively to the preservation of key documents about the Tongeren chapter.
Find out more about this exceptional piece from March at the Basilica of Our Lady in Tongeren.