The Virgin and Child with Saints Catherine and Barbara

The infant Christ places a wedding ring on the finger of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, while the Virgin gives Saint Barbara a crown.

One of the rare surviving examples of the numerous cloth paintings produced in the Netherlands in the 15th and 16th centuries, and in places badly worn.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1465/6 - 1530
Full title
The Virgin and Child with Saints Catherine and Barbara
Date made
probably about 1515-25
Medium and support
Glue on linen
Dimensions
93.5 × 110.3 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by Charles Bridger Orme Clarke, 1922
Inventory number
NG3664
Location in Gallery