The Adoration of the Magi, Pieter Aertsen, c. 1560

The Adoration of the Magi, Pieter Aertsen, c. 1560

oil on panel, h 167.5cm × w 180cm × w 62kg. More details

This altarpiece, which originally had two wings, is dedicated to the adoration of the newborn baby Jesus by the three magi, each of whom was represented on one of the panels. This centre panel depicts only the oldest king.

On display in room 0.6 Biblical scenes Old Testament Mary Joseph Adoration Pieter Aertsen

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