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    Sale 12109

    Old Masters

    26 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 47

    Follower of Hieronymus Bosch

    The Temptation of Saint Anthony

    Price Realised  


    Follower of Hieronymus Bosch
    The Temptation of Saint Anthony
    oil on panel
    11 5/8 x 14 in. (29.5 x 35.5 cm.)

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    This composition relates to a Temptation of Saint Anthony attributed to Jan Wellens de Cock (?Leiden c. 1490-before 1527 Antwerp) in the Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, Florida. Another example of this composition, also with minor variations, was formerly in the Coppé collection, and sold at Sotheby's, London, 9 July 2014, lot 6 (£422,500), as Follower of Hieronymus Bosch.


    J.J. Chapuis (according to a seal on reverse).
    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owner.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Distinguished Private East Coast Collection


    Rochester, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, Italian and Northern European Paintings from a private New York collection, 6 April-29 May 1962 as 'attributed to Herri met de Bles'.