Overview

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Inscription

on the border of the red robe worn by the seated figure at the right: NVLLE ION.NE.M. ..

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Abbot Jacques Coëne [d. 1542], Marchiennes. (Paul Bottenwieser, Berlin); acquired January 1928 by (F. Kleinberger Galleries, Inc., New York and Paris);[1] sold 6 February 1928 to Albert J. Kobler [d. 1936], New York;[2] by inheritance to Mrs. Albert J. [Mignon Sommers] Kobler; by inheritance to her sons, John Kobler, Weston, Connecticut, and Jason S. Kobler, New York; consigned 18 June 1946 and sold 16 October 1947 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris);[3] purchased 1949 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1952 by exchange to NGA.

Exhibition History

1929
Loan Exhibition of Flemish Primitives, F. Kleinberger Galleries, New York, 1929, no. 86.
1946
An Exhibition of Flemish Paintings, Duveen Art Galleries, New York, 1946, no. 15.

Bibliography

1907
Vollmer, Hans. "Orley, Bernart van." In Thieme-Becker. 37 vols. Leipzig, 1907-1950: 26(1932):49.
1924
Friedländer, Max J. Die altniederländische Malerei 14 vols.,1924-1937. Berlin, 1930: 8:86, 87, 167, no. 90, pl. 74-76. (English ed., 14 vols., 1967-1976. Leiden, 1972: 8:54,55, 103, no. 90, pl. 88.)
1929
Burrows, Carlyle. "Exhibition of Flemish Primitive Painting." Parnassus 1 (November 1929): 9.
1929
"Flemish Show Opens Today at Kleinbergers." Art News 28 (26 October 1929): 12, nos. 85, 86.
1929
"Partial List of Flemish Primitives in Kleinberger Show." Art News 28 (12 October 1929): 5.
1943
Lavalleye, Jacques. "Le Style du peintre Bernard van Orley." In Bernard van Orley 1488-1541. Brussels, 1943: 46.
1944
Baldass, Ludwig. "Die Entwicklung des Bernart van Orley." Jahrbuch der kunsthistorischen Sammlungen des allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses (Jahrbuch der kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien) N.F. 13 (1944): 145.
1951
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 200, no. 88, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 287, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 98.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture: Illustrations (Companion to the Summary Catalogue, 1965). Washington, 1968: 86, repro.
1969
Osten, Gert von der, and Horst Vey. Painting and Sculpture in Germany and the Netherlands 1500 to 1600. Harmondsworth, 1969: 145.
1973
Gelder, J. G. van. "Scorel, Mor, Bellegambe und Orley in Marchiennes." Oud Holland 87 (1973): 171-172, figs. 16-18.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 256, repro. 257.
1977
Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 81-82, figs. 76, 78.
1981
Farmer, John David. "Bernard van Orley of Brussels." Ph.D. diss., Princeton University, 1981: 49, 61, 63-65, 68-69, 79, 338, no. 90, figs. 19-21.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 130, no. 122, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 294, repro.
1986
Hand, John Oliver and Martha Wolff. Early Netherlandish Painting. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, 1986: 216-223, color repro. 219.

Technical Summary

The reverse has suffered more damage than has the front. There are large areas of loss and retouching in the putto's face and thigh and generally in the lower half of the painting. No underdrawing was made visible with infrared reflectography.

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