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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Object details

Accession number

P21s19

Provenance

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.)

Bibliography

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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