24 - 25 May 2016
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Portrait of a clergyman, half-length, holding a book
oil on panel
69 x 54.2 cm.
Palais Auersperg, Vienna, no. 7A, as Maarten van Heemskerck (according to a label on the frame)
Anonymous sale; Dorotheum, Vienna, 1 October 2003, lot 274, as Attributed to Maerten van Heemskerck.
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An almost identical portrait, attributed to Jan van Scorel, is recorded in the private collection of Curt Bohnewand, Rottach-Egern.
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