HEMESSEN, Jan Sanders van
(b. ca. 1500, Hemishem, d. 1556, Haarlem)

Virgin and Child

Oil on oak panel, 150 x 116,5 cm
Groeninge Museum, Bruges

The Virgin and Child by Jan van Hemessen, a composition clearly inspired by Raphael, indicates the classical direction in which the Antwerp Romanists wished to move.