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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 outstanding interpretation of this Christmas story. The first talk in our new series of 10-minute talks filmed in the Gallery and published online.

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Gossaert in 10 minutes


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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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