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Discover hidden detail and meaning in this painting with Susan, our Deputy Director and Curator of Early Netherlandish and German Painting, as she takes us on a journey into Gossaert's vision of this Christmas story. 

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All you could ever want to know

You can read, online, the full National Gallery catalogue entry for Gossaert's 'The Adoration of the Kings', from 'The Sixteenth Century Netherlandish Paintings with French Paintings before 1600' by Lorne Campbell.

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