The Presentation of Christ

Brabant, Brussels

Late Gothic, ca. 1480

 

Walnut, carved in high relief, with traces of the original polychrome and gilding

Marked with the Mallet-mark of the Brussels guild verso, together with three old collection/inventory numbers: '1240' and 'F11.4' verso, '53.76' bottom

H. 52 cm.  W. 44 cm.  D. 15 cm.

 

Provenance

With Fisher Gallery, Luzern, Switzerland;

With Kunstzalen A. Vecht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, by 1958;

Where acquired by the Silver Anniversary Fund of The Seattle Art Museum, August 5, 1958;

Collection of The Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, inv.nr. F11.4, until 2015

 

Literature

Richardson, E.P. & P.L. Grigaut [ed.] (1959). The Art Quarterly. Detroit: Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts, Vol. XXII, Nr. 1, Spring 1959, p. 78 under 'Accessions of American and Canadian Museums, October-December 1959', as 'Flemish ca. 1480';

Rogers, M.B. [ed.] (1962). Engagement Book. Seatle: The Seattle Art Museum, with ill. as 'Flemish, ca. 1480'



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