25 October 2019 – 19 January 2020
However, his star subsequently waned until the early 20th century, when experts and connoisseurs began to re-evaluate his significance. De Beer’s known oeuvre now comprises about 40 works, principally devotional paintings and triptychs, but also drawings and a stained-glass window.
|Date||between circa 1510 and circa 1530|
|Medium||oil on panel|
|Dimensions||Height: 90 cm (35.4 ″); Width: 130 cm (51.1 ″)|
This exhibition – the latest in the Barber’s ‘Masterpiece in Focus’ series – focuses on
the Barber’s own double-sided altarpiece featuring The Nativity
and the Apocryphal tale of Joseph and the Suitors, and brings together for the first time all his paintings and drawings from public and private collections in Britain.
Image credit: Jan de Beer and assistant, ‘Adoration of the Magi’, c. 1515 © Private collection