16th century ANVERSOISE COLLECTION
ENTOURAGE OF PIETER COECKE VAN AELST
The Holy Family
Oak panel, three boards, not parqueted.
Height 83, width 65 cm.
The prototype of this composition is the panel of Pieter
Coecke van Aelst from the old Joly collection.
The main variation concerns the empty and open left hand of St. Joseph, which on our painting is closed and holding the hand of the artist,
on our painting is closed and holds a bunch of grapes, as well as the tree in the landscape which is different.