Pieter Aertsen


Pieter Aertsen, A Meat Stall with the Holy Family Giving Alms, 1551, oil on panel 45 1/2 x 66 1/2" / 115.6 x 168.9 cm (North Carolina Museum of Art). Other versions include one in the University Art Collections, Uppsala University, Sweden.
This composition is bold and original. Front and center, a meat stall steals the spotlight from a religious scene.

Pieter Aertsen, Meat Stall