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Virgin and Child  1490

by Hans Memling

Hans Memling probably worked with Rogier van der Weyden in Brussels before settling in Bruges in 1465. Van der Weyden was well known for his exquisite devotional diptychs, and Memling was influenced by his work, though he made his paired paintings more realistic by setting the figures in a measurable domestic space. This portrait of the unidentified patron and the image of...
Painted surface 34.5 × 26.8 cm (14 1/16 × 10 1/2 in.)
Oil on panel
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago