Hans Memling

The Virgin and Child with St. Anthony Abbot and a Donor

1472
This exquisite panel was presumably commissioned by the anonymous man shown kneeling in adoration accompanied by his patron saint, Anthony Abbot, identified by his attributes – the pig and the walking stick. Frame: running moulding, gilded. Flanders, 16th century
Artist
Title
The Virgin and Child with St. Anthony Abbot and a Donor
Date
1472
Medium
Painting
Materials
oil on oak
Dimensions
92.7 x 53.6 cm
Nationality
Flemish
Credit line
Purchased 1954
Accession number
6191