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Madonna and Child with Saints

 

Master of Hoogstraeten
Netherlands; active first third of sixteenth century
Madonna and Child with Saints, c. 1525
oil on panel; 21.75 x 16 inches
Gift of L.N.W. Abrons, 1957

This intricately painted, enamel-like scene of adoration inside the courtyard of a medieval fortress was created in the mid-sixteenth century in the Gothic tradition of Rogier Van der Weyden and Gérard David. The artist, whose work is rarely seen in this country, was a native of Hoogstraeten in modern-day Belgium, where he created a noteworthy multi-panel painting for the Church of St. Catherine between 1517 and 1533. The Georgetown panel, which is similar in composition and subject, was probably a related commission.