National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION

Tour: Netherlandish Painting in the 1400s

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image of Madonna and Child image of Saint Veronica [obverse] image of The Temptation of Christ
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The works on this tour were produced by artists from France, Germany, and the Low Countries between about 1400 and 1550, years when the culture of early modern Europe emerged from the social, political, and religious orientation of the Middle Ages. This period witnessed the development of capitalism, the rise of nation states, and the Protestant Reformation. (continue)


1Franco-Flemish 15th Century, Profile Portrait of a Lady, c. 1410
2Follower of Robert Campin, Madonna and Child with Saints in the Enclosed Garden, c. 1440/1460
3Jan van Eyck, The Annunciation, c. 1434/1436
4Rogier van der Weyden, Portrait of a Lady, c. 1460
5Hieronymus Bosch, Death and the Miser, c. 1485/1490
6Petrus Christus, Portrait of a Female Donor, c. 1455
7Dirck Bouts, Madonna and Child, c. 1465
8Hans Memling, Saint Veronica [obverse], c. 1470/1475
9Juan de Flandes, The Temptation of Christ, c. 1500/1504