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Christ and the Virgin

c. 1427-1432
Robert Campin, also called the Master of Flémalle (Netherlandish (active Tournai), first documented 1406, died 1444)
The gold background of this painting sets the scene in the timeless, eternal space of heaven. The close relationship between the two figures suggests that the Virgin is interceding with her son Christ on behalf of humankind.

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