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Cornelisz. van Oostsanen, Jacob (Circle of)
Jesus Taking Leave of His Mother Jesus Taking Leave of His Mother
unknown date unknown date

This small panel depicts a scene not from the Bible, but from fourteenth-century accounts of the lives of Jesus and Mary, in which Jesus says farewell to his mother before the Passion. The artist likely belonged to the workshop of Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen, the earliest known artist to establish himself in Amsterdam. Jacob Cornelisz. developed an abstract, slightly naive style of handling figures and landscape derived from the school of painting already established in nearby Haarlem.

 
Cornelisz. van Oostsanen, Jacob (Circle of)
Netherlands 1472-1477–Netherlands 1533 Netherlands 1472-1477–Netherlands 1533
Jesus Taking Leave of His Mother Jesus Taking Leave of His Mother
unknown date unknown date
Oil on wood panel Oil on wood panel
height / width: 40.60 x 22.90 cm; 15.98 x 9.02 in.
Gift from the estate of Mabel E. Segsworth, through the Queen's University Art Foundation, 1944 Gift from the estate of Mabel E. Segsworth, through the Queen's University Art Foundation, 1944
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