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Family Altar with Mary, two Saints and Patrons

Gerard David (Oudewater 1460 - Brügge 1523), cirlce of


Family Altar with Mary, two Saints and Patrons

Lot-No. 494

Proceeds : 18.900 €


Ca. 1500. Oil/oak panel. Central panel 34,5 x 28 cm, lateral panels each 34 x 11 cm. Rest. A classic late medieval iconography shows the Madonna in blue and red in a 'hortus conclusus', which is only hinted at by a brick lawn bench. She wears a discreet pearl ornament on her forehead, which our artist may have seen in the work of Hans Memling, who was active in the neighborhood. A continuous landscape connects the three panels of the altar. The grisailles on the outer sides show Saints Rochus and Katharina and suggest the first names of the donor couple.Translated with DeepL.com (free version) - Provenance: Private collection South Sweden - Dutch painter. Nothing is known for certain about the artist's training; he may have been a pupil of Albert van Ouwater in Haarlem. In 1484 he became a master of the Bruges painters' guild, where he lived in the artists' quarter in the neighborhood of Hans Memling, among others. In 1501, D. was dean of the guild. Mus.: Paris (Louvre), London (Nat. Gall.), New York (Metrop. Mus.), Munich (Alte Pinakothek), Frankfurt (Städel) a. others Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.

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Gerard David: Family Altar with Mary, two Saints and Patrons


Gerard David (Oudewater 1460 - Brügge 1523), cirlce of

Family Altar with Mary, two Saints and Patrons

Lot-No. 494

Proceeds : 18.900 €

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Ca. 1500. Oil/oak panel. Central panel 34,5 x 28 cm, lateral panels each 34 x 11 cm. Rest. A classic late medieval iconography shows the Madonna in blue and red in a 'hortus conclusus', which is only hinted at by a brick lawn bench. She wears a discreet pearl ornament on her forehead, which our artist may have seen in the work of Hans Memling, who was active in the neighborhood. A continuous landscape connects the three panels of the altar. The grisailles on the outer sides show Saints Rochus and Katharina and suggest the first names of the donor couple.Translated with DeepL.com (free version) - Provenance: Private collection South Sweden - Dutch painter. Nothing is known for certain about the artist's training; he may have been a pupil of Albert van Ouwater in Haarlem. In 1484 he became a master of the Bruges painters' guild, where he lived in the artists' quarter in the neighborhood of Hans Memling, among others. In 1501, D. was dean of the guild. Mus.: Paris (Louvre), London (Nat. Gall.), New York (Metrop. Mus.), Munich (Alte Pinakothek), Frankfurt (Städel) a. others Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.

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