15 - 16 November 2016
School of Northern France, Picardy, c. 1500
Birth and Presentation of the Virgin (inner face); and A bishop with a donor (outer face)
oil on panel
58.5 x 35.7 cm. (measured within the frame)
Private collection, Cologne.
Anonymous sale; Lempertz, Cologne, 12 December 1991, lot 17, as Antwerp School c. 1510-20, where acquired by the present owner.
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An attribution to the circle of Antoine Chabault, active in Amiens in circa 1500, has been suggested.
Please note that the printed catalogue erroneously states (2).
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