Overview

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Inscription

on the leg of the figure in lower right: N V S

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Léon Tabourier; (his estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 20-22 June 1898, no. 193, as Ecole Allemande); (Durand-Ruel et Cie, Paris). (F. Kleinberger Galleries, Paris), in 1913. André J. Seligmann [1898-1945], Paris, by 1938;[1] his heirs; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, New York, 27 January 2000, no. 49); purchased jointly by (Bernheimer, Munich), (Otto Nauman, New York), and (Alfred Bader, Milwaukee); purchased 6 June 2001 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1913
Stadtisches Museum Dortmund, 1913.
1934
Tafelbilder des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts, Kunsthaus, Zurich, 1934, no. 82, pl. XXXIII, as Low German (Nikolaus van Soest?).
1936
Tentoonstelling van Oude Kunst uit het bezit van den Internationalen Handel, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1936, no. 5, as by Rhenish School, attributed to Nikolaus van Soest.
1938
Exposition de Paysages de 1400 à 1900, André Seligmann, Paris, 1938, no. 16, repro., as by Master NVS.
1951
On display with the permanent collection, Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1951-1999.
1960
Exposition des 700 tableaux de toutes les écoles antérieurs à 1800 tirés des réserves du département des peintures, Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1960, no. 4, as Ecole du Rhein inférieur.
Bibliography
1918
Heise, Carl Georg. "Norddeutsche Malerei: Studien zu ihrer Entwicklungsgeschichte im 15. Jahrhundert von Köln bis Hamburg." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Kiel. Leipzig, 1918: 143, under no. 29.
1938
Schöne, Wolfgang. Dieric Bouts und seine Schule. Berlin and Leipzig, 1938: 122.
1954
Stange, Alfred. Deutsche Malerei der Gotik, Munich and Berlin, 1954: 53-54, fig. 89.
1962
Adhémar, Hélène. Le Musée national du Louvre, Paris: Les primitifs flamands, Corpus. Brussels,1962: 1:37, no. 7, as Rhenish School.
1967
Stange, Alfred. Kritisches Verzeichnis der deutschen Tafelbilder vor Dürer. Munich, 1967: 1:117, no. 373.
1981
Catalogue sommaire illustré des peintures du musée du Louvre. II: Italie, Espagne, Allemagne, Grand-Bretagne et divers. Paris, 1981: 32, repro.
1999
Associated Press. "France Returns Art Plundered from Jews by Nazis in WWII." Las Vegas Review-Journal (December 15, 1999): 13-A, repro.
2000
Auer, James. "Fifteenth-century Masterpiece May Go Home After Sixty-Year Odyssey." Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (April 2, 2000): E1, E7, color repro.
2000
Hughes, Robert. "Of 'Psycho' Beds and Other Stellar Sales." Wall Street Journal 235, no. 95 (May 12, 2000): W16, color repro.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 68-69, no. 50, color repro.
2009
Mack, Rosamund E. "When Armor was Art: Exploring Images of Armor in the National Gallery of Art Collections." Washington, 1990: color repro.
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