The Virgin and Child Enthroned, with Saints Joseph, John the Baptist, Dorothy, Cecilia, Catherine of Alexandria and Barbara (Central Panel)

Oil on wood | 142.8 x 111cm | c. 1515-20

Jan de Beer and workshop

The rich and detailed execution of this altarpiece implies it was an important commission. The presence of so many books and figures reading suggests it was painted for a cultivated patron, and perhaps a woman as all the saints around the holy family...
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