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