31 January 2013
Marcellus Coffermans (active Antwerp 1549-1578)
The Agony in the Garden
oil on panel
11 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (29.5 x 22.5 cm.)
with E. and A. Silberman Galleries, New York.
with Ernst Joresco, Chicago.
with Lydia Joresco, Chicago, 1990, (+), from whom acquired by the present owner.
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