Lambert Rijckx (Ryckx) - The Virgin and Child

Lambert Rijckx (Ryckx) - The Virgin and Child - image-1
Lambert Rijckx (Ryckx) - The Virgin and Child - image-1

Lambert Rijckx (Ryckx)

The Virgin and Child

Oil on panel (parquetted). 89 x 63.5 cm.

Lambert Rijckx was active in Antwerp in the 16th century. He was taught by his father Rijckaert Aertzoon and Frans Floris, and joined the Guild of Saint Luke in 1555. He worked for King Erik XVI of Sweden from 1557 to 1559 and later again as of 1564. This form of depicting the Virgin was invented around 1515 by Jan Goessaert and copied by Bernard van Orley in 1518 (for example a panel in the National Gallery of Canada) but it was also reiterated by the Master of the Female Half Lengths and Jan Sanders van Hemessen. Jan de Maere compares the present work with a signed piece by Lambert Rijckx kept in the M. C. Frisk collection in Stockholm.

Certificate

Jan de Maere, 26. June 1995.

Provenance

Private collection, Rhineland.

Lot 1423 Dα

Estimate:
15.000 € - 20.000 €

Result:
14.880 €