Open Content images tend to be large in file-size. To avoid potential data charges from your carrier, we recommend making sure your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network before downloading.
This image is available for download, without charge, under the Getty's Open Content Program.
Simon Bening (Flemish, about 1483 - 1561)
Bruges, Belgium (Place created)
about 1525 - 1530
Tempera colors, gold paint, and gold leaf on parchment
Leaf: 16.8 x 11.4 cm (6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Seated on a low stool with her arms folded in a gesture of humility, the Virgin gazes piously at a
Vie a mon desir: Illuminated Manuscripts and Their Patrons (April 18 to July 2, 1989)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum, (Malibu), April 18 to July 2, 1989
Ludwigslust: Die Sammlung Irene und Peter Ludwig (June 19 to October 10, 1993)
- Germanisches Nationalmuseum, (Nuremberg), June 19 to October 10, 1993
Artful Reading in Medieval and Renaissance Europe (December 18, 2001 to March 10, 2002)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), December 18, 2001 to March 10, 2002