The Beaton Panels by Unknown Artist

The Beaton Panels.

Details

Medium:
Carved oak
Dimensions:
145 x 67 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £190,380; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
Christie's

Eight panels showing; the Annunciation; Tree of Jesse; Arma Christi; Arms of Cardinal Beaton & his parents; Royal Arms of Scotland; a group of armorial bosses of Cardinal & Beaton family members, & two panels of fruit & flowers.

Provenance

Commissioned by Cardinal David Beaton, Archbishop of St Andrews (1494-1546). Trustees of Balfour family.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

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