Saint Anne is dressed in white lying in a crimson-draped tall bed.
The Birth of the Virgin by Unknown Artist, c. 1520
© National Gallery, London
- Oil on wood
- 67 x 43 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Sir Henry H Howorth through The Art Fund
She hands Baby Mary to a woman in blue and yellow. In the foreground, one woman pours water into a basin and another takes a cloth out a basket. The windows on the left and right illustrate Bible passages, Noah on the left and Balaam on the right.