Dutch and Old Master Paintings
Location: Materials and Masters
In 1905 a group of Dutch paintings from the sixteenth to seventeenth centuries, together with copies of Old Masters, was given to the Beaney by Gerard Frederick de Zoete, with a further bequest in 1932. They were from a much larger collection of European art made by his father, Samuel Herman de Zoete.
All the paintings donated by De Zoete can be seen at http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings.
Items on display include:
Virgin and Child
Bernaert van Orley
Oil on panel
A tactile painting by artist Loz Simpson of a very important early 16th century oil on panel painting we have on display, The Virgin and Child Resting in an Imaginary Landscape attributed to Bernaert van Orley. Find out more about the tactile painting.
Attributed to Hendrik Jacobsz Dubbels
Oil on panel
Copy by an unknown artist after a Portrait of a Young Man by Raphael, believed to be a self portrait. Raphael's early-sixteenth century portrait was in the Czartoryski Museum collections in Krakow, Poland, until looted by Germans during the Second World War, and has remained untraced.
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