Lot 3029* - A180 Old Master Paintings
(Breda 1516 - 1568 Antwerp)
The Lamentation of Christ. 1553.
Oil on panel.
Signed centre bottom: W. KEIEN. Dated and inscribed to the left of the gentleman's collar: 1553 AETATIS 42 and inscribed in the centre of the collar of the woman standing: AETATIS SUAE 32.
137 x 103 cm.
Provenance:- Van der Mark auction, Leiden, 1773, Lot 498.- Acquired at the above auction, De Winter collection.- P.C. Hasselaar auction, Amsterdam, 1797, Lots 27.- Six collection, Amsterdam, from 1858.- Auction of the Six collection, Frederik Muller, 16.10.1928, Lots 17.- Henkel collection, Unkel, Germany.- Via inheritance, private collection, Germany.Literature: Jonckheere, Koenraad: Willem Key (1516-1568) Portrait of a Humanist Painter, Turnhout 2011, Cat No. A71, pp. 136-142, Colour ill. p. 139.Prof. Koenraad Jonckheere, who has examined the painting in the original, has confirmed the authenticity of the work.
CHF 30 000 / 50 000
€ 27 780 / 46 300
Sold for CHF 170 000 (hammer price)
All information is subject to change.