Ascribed to Jan de Beer (about 1475 – before 1528)

Joseph and the Suitors (recto), The Nativity (verso) This panel is painted on both sides and it formed part of an altarpiece or a screen illustrating the life of the Virgin Mary. She is shown in a nocturnal scene adoring the infant Christ. Two shepherds approach through the door to the right, and Joseph with … Read more

Unknown Netherlandish Artist (16th Century)

A Portrait of an Unknown Ecclesiastic Netherlands, about 1550 Oil on wood 66.3 x 51 cm This fine portrait was previously attributed to Quentin Massys (1465/6-1530) but it is now thought to have been produced at least twenty years after his death. The sitter is identified as an ecclesiastic by his costume: a rochet with … Read more