Master of the Embroidered Foliage

Netherlandish
Master of the Embroidered Foliage Madonna and Child in a Garden Unknown Reproduced courtesy of a private collection on long term loan to the National Galleries of Scotland

Biography

Nationality Netherlandish

This Netherlandish painter, or group of painters worked out of Brussels or Bruges in the period 1480-1510. The master is associated with a group of paintings of the Madonna and Child in a landscape, which show them in identical poses, based upon a common source. The name given comes from the style of the foliage in the works, which is similar to the repeated pattern of embroidery stitching.