MASSYS, Quentin
(b. 1465/66, Leuven, d. 1530, Antwerpen)

St Anne Altarpiece (left wing)

Oil on wood, 224,5 x 219 cm
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

On the left wing, an angel with large wings outspread, brings the news that St Anne is with child to Joachim, as he kneels beside a rock, his hands raised in adoration.