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image of Portrait of a Man Hans Leonard Schäufelein (painter)
German, c. 1480/1485 - 1538/1540
Portrait of a Man, c. 1507
oil on panel
overall: 39.8 x 32.3 cm (15 11/16 x 12 11/16 in.) framed: 54 x 47 x 4.4 cm (21 1/4 x 18 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
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From the Tour: German Painting and Sculpture in the Late 1400s and 1500s
Object 10 of 12


Supposedly purchased in Germany, c. 1750, by Pehr von Lagerbring [d. 1799], Sweden; sold to David Henric Hildebrand [d. 1791], Castle Ericsberg, Katrineholm, by 1770 or 1771; by descent to his son, David Gotthard Henric Hildebrand [d. 1808]; his grandson, Carl Carlsson Bonde, Castle Ericsberg, as part of the "Fideikommiss;" by descent to Carl Gotthard Carlsson Bonde, Castle Ericsberg. (Galerie Matthiesen, Berlin, 1927).[1] (P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London and New York, 1927); (M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1928, owned jointly with Galerie Matthiesen and P. & D. Colnaghi and Co.);[2] purchased 1928 by Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.; deeded 30 March 1932 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; gift 19937 to NGA.

[1] This and the preceding information is corroborated by Carl Jedvard Carlsson Bonde, son of Carl Gotthard Carlsson Bonde, letter of 15 June 1976 and postcard of 16 September 1976 to John Hand, in NGA curatorial files. This information, in slightly altered form, is contained in an M. Knoedler & Co. brochure of 1928, in NGA curatorial files. John Hand also acknowledges Göran Galkenberg, stockholm, conversation of 30 October 1989, and Carl Göran Carlsson Bonde, Castle Ericsberg, for information on the Bonde family.

[2] Report of 8 March 1988 from the Getty Provenance Index, in NGA curatorial files.

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