Portraits of Giuliano and Francesco…

Piero di Cosimo, 1482 - 1485, painting, SK-C-1367

This diptych shows a leading Florentine architect, Giuliano da Sangallo with his late father Francesco, also an architect and a musician. These are early examples of portraits in which the subject’s profession plays a key role. Here a pen and dividers suggest architecture, a melody in note form…

The Holy Kinship

Geertgen tot Sint Jans (workshop of), c. 1495, painting, SK-A-500

Christ’s family is gathered together in this fictional medieval church: the Holy Family, known in Dutch as the holy ‘maagschap’, an old word for kinship. Left, in a blue robe, the Virgin Mary is seated with Jesus, and alongside, her mother Anna. Behind are the two husbands: Joseph and Joachim.…

Portraits of Giuliano and Francesco…

Piero di Cosimo, 1482 - 1485, painting, SK-C-1368

This diptych shows a leading Florentine architect, Giuliano da Sangallo with his late father Francesco, also an architect and a musician. These are early examples of portraits in which the subject’s profession plays a key role. Here a pen and dividers suggest architecture, a melody in note form…

Madonna of Humility

Fra Angelico, c. 1440, painting, SK-A-3011

The Tree of Jesse

Geertgen tot Sint Jans (circle of), c. 1500, painting, SK-A-3901

Portrait of Jacoba of Bavaria,…

anonymous, after c. 1480, painting, SK-A-498

Portrait of Philip the Fair, Duke…

anonymous, c. 1500, painting, SK-A-2854

The Death of the Virgin

Master of the Amsterdam Death of the Virgin, c. 1500, painting, SK-A-3467

Portrait of Philip the Good, Duke…

anonymous, c. 1460 - c. 1480, painting, SK-A-3835

The Adoration of the Magi

Geertgen tot Sint Jans, c. 1480 - c. 1485, painting, SK-A-2150