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Circle of Joos van Cleve (?Cleve c. 1485-1540/1 Antwerp)
Property from the Brooklyn Museum, New York, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund
Circle of Joos van Cleve (?Cleve c. 1485-1540/1 Antwerp)

The Holy Family

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Circle of Joos van Cleve (?Cleve c. 1485-1540/1 Antwerp)
The Holy Family
Joos van Cleve's prime version of this composition is in the Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire.
oil on panel, transferred to canvas
17 7/8 x 12 ¾ in. (45.4 x 32.4 cm.)
Provenance
Leon Hirch, New York; (†), American Art Association, New York, 29 January 1914, lot 12, as Joos van Cleve.
Aaron Augustus Healy (1850-1921), by whom given in 1914 to
The Brooklyn Museum, New York.
Literature
'Notes,' The Brooklyn Museum Quarterly, March 1914, I, no. 1, p. 77.
M.J. Friedländer, Die altniederländische Malerei, Berlin, 1934, IX, no. 64d, pp. 42-43, 137.
M.J. Friedländer, Early Netherlandish Painting, Leiden, 1967-1976, IX, part I, no. 64d, pp. 64, plate 81.
J.O. Hand, Joos van Cleve: The Complete Paintings, New Haven and London, p. 153, no. 63.6.
Exhibited
New York, The Brooklyn Museum, Loan Exhibition of Brooklyn Art Treasures and Original Drawings by American Artists, 1924, no. 30.

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