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Enthroned Virgin and Child, with Angels

Gerard David, Netherlandish (active Bruges), first documented 1484, died 1523

Made in Netherlands (historical name, 15th-16th century), Europe

c. 1490-1495

Oil on panel

39 1/16 × 25 11/16 inches (99.2 × 65.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
Cat. 329

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Jan van Eyck founded the Bruges school of painting, of which Gerard David was the last major figure. Although David worked on a much larger scale than Van Eyck, he too was known for the acute observation of details of the natural world and their rendition in glowing, enamel-like oils.