• Old Master and 19th Century Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 2829

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    13 October 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 17

    Attributed to Jan Mostaert (Haarlem c. 1475-1555/56)

    The Temptation in the Wilderness

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Jan Mostaert (Haarlem c. 1475-1555/56)
    The Temptation in the Wilderness
    oil on panel
    53 x 65 cm.


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    A copy after the present composition was formerly in the Van Valkenburg collection, Amsterdam.

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    Provenance

    with V.H. Boschtent.
    with J.H. Borghouts, Utrecht.
    H.B.N. Ledeboer, Enschede and by descent to the present owners.


    Literature

    M.J. Friedländer, Early Netherlandish Painting, 1973, X, p. 69, pl. 10, no. 9, as 'Jan Mostaert' and erroneously thought to have been in the Van Valkenburg collection, Amsterdam.


    Exhibited

    Almelo, Kunstkring de Waag, Oude kunst uit Twents particulier bezit, 1953, inv.no. 30.