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Scenes from the life of Saint Joseph

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Vlaamse Meesters in Situ Hoogstraten Sint-Katharinakerk

The panel features on the list of top pieces of Belgium’s Flemish Community. Admittedly, it is not the most striking piece of art in the church at first sight, but it reveals its charm to the eyes of the attentive beholder. Its iconography is rare, as artists in the 15th and 16th century tended to depict Joseph mainly as Mary’s husband, whereas this piece makes him the primary subject.

St Catharine’s church

The wonderful 16th-century church of St Catherine, one of the world’s highest brick buildings with a tower of 105 m, boasts many valuable pieces.

Dokter Versmissenstraat 2
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