DÜRER, Albrecht
(b. 1471, Nürnberg, d. 1528, Nürnberg)

The Dresden Altarpiece (side wings)

Oil on canvas, 114 x 45 cm (each)
Gemäldegalerie, Dresden

The central panel depicts Mary adoring the Child, while the side wings represent St Anthony and St Sebastian. The selection of these saints indicate that the altarpiece was commissioned to help against the plague.