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    Sale 7575

    Old Master and British Pictures

    25 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    Hans Wertinger (Landshut c. 1465/70-1533)

    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a red doublet with a brown fur cloak, a gold chain and a black cap

    Price Realised  

    Hans Wertinger (Landshut c. 1465/70-1533)
    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a red doublet with a brown fur cloak, a gold chain and a black cap
    oil on panel
    19¾ x 15¾ in. (50.2 x 40 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Hugo Perls (1886-1977), Berlin (no. 1202), before 1931.
    Baron Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza of Kaszon (1875-1947), Schloss Rohoncz, Rechnitz, Austria.
    with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam (purchased in 1933 according to Goudstikker's inventory).
    Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
    Recovered by the Allies, 1945.
    In the custody of the Dutch Government.
    Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.


    Literature

    Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1922, p. 315, no. 2801.


    Exhibited

    Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum, on loan.