BRUYNE, Gabriel van den
(b. ca. 1500, Leuven, d. 1561, Leuven)

Tabernacle (detail)

1536-38
Marble
Sint-Jacobskerk, Leuven

This skeletal tabernacle was built by Gabriel van den Bruyne, a Flamish architect, in 1536-38 for the Sint-Jacobskerk. The building is principally in the Gothic manner, with open tracery forms and multiple buttresses.