The Beaton Panels.
The Beaton Panels by Unknown Artist, 1530
© National Museum of Scotland
- Carved oak
- 145 x 67 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £190,380; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
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.
Commissioned by Cardinal David Beaton, Archbishop of St Andrews (1494-1546). Trustees of Balfour family.