UNKNOWN MASTER, Flemish
(active mid-15th century

Madonna with the Child Reading

c. 1450
Oil on wood, 26 x 19 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

The inscription on the wall top left is: "COMPLETU(m) AN(n)O D(omini) M CCCC XXXIIJ P(er) JOH(ann)EM DE EYC BRVGIS". There is a motto on the right: "ALS IXH XAN" (als ich kan, i.e. "as I can").

Formerly this panel was attributed to Jan van Eyck and dated c, 1433




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