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Virgin and Child with a Dragonfly  1500

by Master of Saint Giles

Among the eponymous masters of Northern Renaissance painting is one whose name derives from two remarkable panels in the National Gallery, London, that represent scenes from the life of Saint Giles. Although certain stylistic features of his work, most notably the manner of rendering light and texture, suggest a Netherlandish background for the artist, his portrayal of sit...
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art