The Holy Kinship, Geertgen tot Sint Jans (workshop of), c. 1495

The Holy Kinship, Geertgen tot Sint Jans (workshop of), c. 1495

oil on panel, h 137.2cm × w 105.8cm. Catalogue entry

Christ’s next of kin are gathered in an imaginary medieval church. The term for such a scene derives from the word for a blood relation. At left, the Virgin (in blue) is seated with Jesus on her lap beside her mother, Anne. Behind them stand their husbands, Joachim and Joseph. At right sits Mary’s cousin Elizabeth with her son, John the Baptist.

On display in room 0.1 John the Evangelist Biblical scenes John the Baptist Saints Crucifixion Joseph Gothic Geertgen tot Sint Jans Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Masterpieces Apostles Judas Mary and Joseph Mary

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