The Holy Kinship

Oil on panel | 137.2 x 105.8cm | c. 1495

Geertgen tot Sint Jans

Christ’s family is gathered together in this fictional medieval church: the Holy Family, known in Dutch as the holy ‘maagschap’, an old word for kinship. Left, in a blue robe, the Virgin Mary is seated with Jesus, and alongside, her mother Anna. Behi...
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