Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €20,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €20,001 and €800.000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €800.000. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
Acquired by the present owner from a Dutch private collection in 1997. On loan to the Noordbrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, December 1998-2004, as Pieter Coecke van Aelst.
Please note the following additional provenance:
Dr. J.F.M. Sterck (1859-1941), Aerdenhout, presumably acquired in the 1920s; thence by descent until 1997.
P. Huys Janssen, 'Aanwinst: Een 'modern' 16de-eeuws paneel van Pieter Coecke van Aelst', in Noordbrabants Museum Nieuws, XIV, March 1999, pp. 1 and 8, as Pieter Coecke van Aelst.