4 July 1997
Circle of Joos van Cleve (active 1511-d. 1540/1)
The Christ Child and the Infant Saint John the Baptist embracing
oil on panel
17¾ x 21 3/8in. (45 x 54.3cm.)
Josef Cremer, Dortmund.
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M.J. Friedländer, Early Netherlandish Painting, IX, Part I, ed. H. Pauwels, Leyden and Brussels, 1972, p. 57, no. 37e.
The composition derives from Leonardo da Vinci and was repeatedly used in Joos van Cleve's studio.
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