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Abel Grimmer (Antwerp c. 1570-1618/9)
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Abel Grimmer (Antwerp c. 1570-1618/9)

The Month of January: A winter landscape with The Adoration of the Magi

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Abel Grimmer (Antwerp c. 1570-1618/9)
The Month of January: A winter landscape with The Adoration of the Magi
signed and dated 'ABEL GRIMMER FECIT 1611' (upper right)
oil on panel, circular
10 1/8 in. (25.8 cm.) diam.
Provenance
with Galerie J.O. Leegenhoek, Paris.
Literature
R. de Bertier de Sauvigny, Jacob et Abel Grimmer, Belgium, 1991, p. 235, no. LXVII, pl. 75, with June (the following lot).
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Lot Essay

De Bertier de Sauvigny, loc. cit., suggests that this and the following lot may have been a part of the set of which The Month of April: The Parable of the Sower is in the Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham (ibid., p. 246, no. XCIX), and six others are known, in various locations (ibid., pp. 268-71, nos. 1-5 and 8).
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