The Holy Kinship

Geertgen tot Sint Jans (workshop of), c. 1495, painting, SK-A-500

Christ’s family is gathered together in this fictional medieval church: the Holy Family, known in Dutch as the holy ‘maagschap’, an old word for kinship. Left, in a blue robe, the Virgin Mary is seated with Jesus, and alongside, her mother Anna. Behind are the two husbands: Joseph and Joachim.…

Portraits of Giuliano and Francesco…

Piero di Cosimo, 1482 - 1485, painting, SK-C-1368

This diptych shows a leading Florentine architect, Giuliano da Sangallo with his late father Francesco, also an architect and a musician. These are early examples of portraits in which the subject’s profession plays a key role. Here a pen and dividers suggest architecture, a melody in note form…

Virgin and Child

Adriaen van Wesel, c. 1470 - c. 1480, BK-NM-3888

Kandelaar met geprofileerde voet en…

anonymous, c. 1425 - c. 1475, candlestick, BK-NM-2384

Kist in certosina-techniek,…

anonymous, 1500, furniture, BK-16629

The Adoration of the Magi

Geertgen tot Sint Jans, c. 1480 - c. 1485, painting, SK-A-2150

Kruisdraging

Martin Schongauer, 1470 - 1490, print, RP-P-OB-1015

Mary Magdalene

Carlo Crivelli, c. 1480, painting, SK-A-3989

Portrait of Philip the Good, Duke…

anonymous, c. 1460 - c. 1480, painting, SK-A-3835

Heilige Familie onder een boog

Marcantonio Raimondi, after Michelangelo, 1500 - 1530, print, RP-P-H-207