3 November 2004
Circle of Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Aelst 1502-1550 Brussels)
The Virgin and Child Enthroned
oil on panel
62.4 x 46.7 cm.
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The compositional type is known, with minor variances, in a number of works by Coecke and his followers, including the autograph work recorded by Max Friedländer, Early Netherlandish Painting, XII, Leyden and Brussels, 1975, p. 105, no. 153, pl. 83.
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