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The Donne Triptych (centre panel)
c. 1475
Oil on oak, 70,5 x 30,5 cm
National Gallery, London

By Hans Memling (b. ca. 1440, Seligenstadt, d. 1494, Bruges)

The centre panel depicts the Virgin and Child, the donator Sir John Donne kneeling to the Virgin's right. At the Virgin's left kneel the donor's wife Elizabeth and their oldest child, Anne. The two female saints are Catherine, presenting Sir John to the Virgin, and Barbara behind Lady Donne.

A Moghan rug depicted under the feet of Mary