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    Sale 3063

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - (including Dutch Impressionism)

    24 - 25 May 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 58

    Chrispijn van den Broeck (Mechelen 1524-1590/91 Antwerp)

    Mary Magdalen washing Christ's feet in the house of Simon the Pharisee (Luke 7:36-50)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Chrispijn van den Broeck (Mechelen 1524-1590/91 Antwerp)
    Mary Magdalen washing Christ's feet in the house of Simon the Pharisee (Luke 7:36-50)
    oil on panel
    75.5 x 56.5 cm.


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    Provenance

    (Possibly) Imperial Habsburg collection, Prague, where taken by the Swedes when they conquered the city in 1648.
    E. Schweizer, Berlin.
    Anonymous sale; Lempertz, Cologne, 1929, as Frans Francken, where acquired by the family of the present owners.


    Literature

    (Possibly) O. Granberg, Inventaire général des trésors d'Art en Suède I, Stockholm, 1911, p. 13, no. 266.
    P. Wescher, 'Crispin van den Broeck as Painter', in: Jaarboek van het Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen, Antwerp, 1974, p. 177, fig. 4, p. 179.