23 January 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. LEO S. BING
Follower of Barthel Bruyn, the Elder
Portraits of a donor and his wife in landscapes - two wings of an altarpiece
oil on panel
26 x 9¼ in. (66 x 23.5 cm.)
J. E. Taylor; (+), Christie's, London, 5 July 1912, lot 35 as 'Bruyn' (£525 to Helleyn).
Achillito Chiesa; I, American Art Galleries, New York, 27 November 1925, lot 33, as 'Attributed to Bartholomew Bruyn the Elder', where probably purchased by the father of the present owner.
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum, 25 January - 27 July 1962, on loan, as 'Attributed to Bartolomeus Bruyn the Elder'.
According to the catalogue entry for the 1925 sale, the central panel of this altarpiece could be found in the Merode Gallery, Brussels.
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