Virgin and Child in an Apse

Copy after Robert Campin Netherlandish

Not on view

Flanked by music-making angels, the Virgin and Child appear in a chapel. Based on a lost original of about 1420, this picture is among the earliest of over sixty variants that attest to the burgeoning cult of the Virgin during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in the Burgundian Netherlands.

Virgin and Child in an Apse, Copy after Robert Campin (Netherlandish, ca. 1480), Oil on canvas, transferred from wood

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