The Holy Kinship

Master of the Legend of Saint Anne, Netherlandish (active Ghent), active c. 1475 - c. 1500

Late 15th century

Oil on panel

11 x 8 inches (27.9 x 20.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
Cat. 364

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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This painting shows Anne, the Virgin’s mother, reading. The Virgin and the infant Christ are seen at her feet; other relatives of the Virgin’s maternal family are nearby.