The Meeting of Joachim and Anna

Meester van Joachim en Anna, c. 1470, BK-NM-88

Joachim and Anna were childless for many years. Until Anna’s prayers were answered and she miraculously conceived a daughter, Mary. Joyous at the news, they embrace each other tenderly. This intimate, almost timeless scene was once part of a large altar depicting stories about the life of the Virgin…

Virgin and Child

Meester van Joachim en Anna, c. 1470, BK-2016-13

The Virgin and Child with St Anne

Meester van Joachim en Anna (follower of), c. 1500, BK-NM-8974