BENSON, Ambrosius
(b. ca. 1484, Lombardy, d. 1550, Bruges)


Oil on oak panel, with a shaped top, 96 x 71 cm
Private collection

The circular arrangement of figures is indebted to Rogier van Weyden. Notable is the landscape in the background, a fantastical view of the city of Jerusalem, with a plethora of oriental domes, flat roofs and the dominant bulb atop the spherical building in the centre.