ORLEY, Bernaert van
(b. 1491/92, Bruxelles, d. 1542, Bruxelles)

Triptych of Virtue of Patience (central panel, detail)

Oil on oak
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

The pavilion housing the children of Job, in the central panel, is supported by rich piers formed of quadruple joined colonnettes and decorated with medallions, rams' heads, and garlands.