Enthroned Virgin and Child, with Angels
Gerard David, Netherlandish (active Bruges), first documented 1484, died 1523
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Jan van Eyck founded the Bruges school of painting, of which Gerard David was the last major figure. Although David worked on a much larger scale than Van Eyck, he too was known for the acute observation of details of the natural world and their rendition in glowing, enamel-like oils.