Auction 1010, Old Masters & 19th Century, 11.05.2013, 11:00, Cologne Lot 1013

Antwerp School, circa 1540/1550, SAINT MARY MAGDALENE

 Antwerp School, SAINT MARY MAGDALENE, Auction 1010 Old Masters & 19th Century, Lot 1013

Antwerp School, circa 1540/1550

SAINT MARY MAGDALENE

Oil on panel. 67.5 x 53 cm.

Provenance

Private collection, North Germany.

Literature

For similar Antwerp paintings of this period cf. Max J. Friedländer: Die altniederländische Malerei. vol. 7. Quentin Massys, Leiden 1934, p. 132, no. 100, plate LXIX.

The half-length figure of the saint in front of a crucifix wearing only a transparent veil. The concept indicates an Antwerp workshop from the circle of Jan Massys.

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