• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 7842

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    30 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aelst I (Aelst 1502-1550 Brussels)

    A triptych: central panel: The Adoration of the Magi; wings: The Adoration of the Shepherds; and The Presentation in the Temple

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aelst I (Aelst 1502-1550 Brussels)
    A triptych: central panel: The Adoration of the Magi; wings: The Adoration of the Shepherds; and The Presentation in the Temple
    oil on panel
    central panel: 35 x 22½ in. (88.9 x 57.2 cm.); wings 35½ x 9 7/8 in. (90.2 x 25.1 cm.)


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    This triptych derives from an altarpiece by Pieter Coecke van Aelst I in the Church of St. Plechelmus, Oldenzaal (see M.J. Friedländer, Jan van Scorel and Pieter Coeck van Aelst, XII, Leyden, 1975, p. 104, figs. 72-3).

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    Provenance

    Von Waldhausen, Gersfeld.