The Virgin and Child

Public Domain

Artist(s) / maker(s)

Meester van Willem van Bibaut (attributed to)
,
Meester van de Legende van de heilige Magdalena (attributed to)

Date

ca. 1520

Period

16th century
The Master’s panel portraying the legend of St Mary Magdalene was intended for a living room or bedroom. As in the four-lobed medallion, the panel and frame are carved out of a single piece of oak. A great many devotional works like this were produced and put on the market in the fifteenth century. The artists who painted them often…
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The Master’s panel portraying the legend of St Mary Magdalene was intended for a living room or bedroom. As in the four-lobed medallion, the panel and frame are carved out of a single piece of oak. A great many devotional works like this were produced and put on the market in the fifteenth century. The artists who painted them often used existing compositions. The one we see here is taken from Rogier van der Weyden.
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