GOES, Hugo van der
(b. ca. 1440, Ghent, d. 1482, Bruxelles)
Sts Anthony and Thomas with Tommaso Portinari (detail)1476-79
Oil on wood
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
In the background, against a barren, rocky landscape, Mary and Joseph can be seen making their way to Bethlehem, an episode that prepares us for the holy event of the central panel.