17 - 18 November 2015
Property from a German Private Collection (lots 11-12)
School of Constance, c. 1470
The Adoration of the Magi; a wing from an altarpiece
oil on gold ground panel
87.9 x 63 cm.
Collection Schnütgen, Cologne.
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, where sold in 1942 together with a second wing representing The Nativity.
with E. Hasberg, Munich, 1971, where probably purchased by the late owner.
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Wallraf-Richartz-Museum der Hansestadt Köln, I. Die Gemälde der Altdeutschen Meister, Cologne, 1939, p. 153, no. 403, ill., as Oberdeutsch, second half 15th century.
Please note additional literature: A. Stange, Deutsche Malerei der Gotik, VII., Munich, 1955, p. 56, no. 119, as Vorarlberger Maler, third quarter fifteenth century.
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