Rogier van der Weyden - Virgin and Child, 15th century

Influenced by Rogier van der Weyden (Tournai, about 1399 - about 1464, Brussels)

Virgin and Child, 15th century

Oil on panel, 76 x 62 cm (29 15/16 x 24 7/16 in.) panel


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Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner through Fernand Robert, her regular agent in Paris, for 10,000 francs in June 1895 (as Lucas van Leyden).

Dimension Notes

Frame: 110.3 x 97.8 cm (43 7/16 x 38 1/2 in.)


Art Exhibition: Mrs. John L. Gardner, 152 Beacon St., Boston. Exh. cat. (Boston, 1899), pp. 7-8, no. 18 (as Lucas van Leyden)
Catalogue. Fenway Court. (Boston, 1903), p. 14. (as "Mother and Child" by Luca van Leyden)
Morris Carter. Isabella Stewart Gardner and Fenway Court (Boston, 1925; Reprint, Boston, 1972), p. 153 (as attributed to Lucas van Leyden)
Morris Carter. "Report of the Director of the Museum." Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Annual Report (1928), p. 24. (as Lucas van Leyden?)
Philip Hendy. Catalogue of the Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), pp. 412-13, ill. (as a copy after a lost original by Van der Weyden)
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 185 (as a copy after a lost original by Van der Weyden)
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), pp. 288-89, ill. (as a copy after a lost original by Van der Weyden)

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