BOUTS, Dieric the Younger
(b. ca. 1448, Leuven, d. 1491, Leuven)
Saint Christopherc. 1470
Oil on ood, 62,6 x 27,5 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich
This picture is the right wing panel of a beautiful small altarpiece which is called "The Pearl of Brabant". The central panel represents the Adoration of Christ, while the left wing St John the Baptist. The attribution to the younger Bouts is debated, recently it was given to Dieric Bouts the Elder.