The Tree of Jesse, circle of Geertgen tot Sint Jans, c. 1500

The Tree of Jesse, circle of Geertgen tot Sint Jans, c. 1500

oil on panel, h 89.8cm × w 60.6cm. More details

Pictured here symbolically is Christ’s family tree. It grows out of the sleeping figure of Jesse, forefather of a line of kings that included, according to tradition, Salomon, David and Jesus.The branches are filled with the kings of Israel, among them King David with his harp. At top, the Virgin is enthroned with the Christ Child on her lap.

On display in room 0.1 Prophets Biblical messengers Biblical scenes David and Bathsheba Joseph Geertgen tot Sint Jans Gothic

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