Lot 402
  • 402

Follower of Joos van Cleve

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • Joos van Cleve
  • The Lamentation
  • oil on panel
  • 11 3/8 by 15 3/4 in.; 29 by 40 cm.

Condition

The panel is flat, stable and made from one piece of wood. Overall the picture is in good condition. No major retouches visible to the naked eye. Under UV, one small retouch is visible on the Magdalene's chin, and a couple scattered in the background. A few thinness in the flesh tones of Christ but overall little damage is present. In a carved and giltwood frame.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue Note

The composition of the present work appears to be a loose adaptation of Joos van Cleve's Lamentation in the St├Ądelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt (see J. Hand, Joos van Cleve, New Haven and London, 2004, cat. no. 48). The Virgin here is especially close to the Magdalene depicted in van Cleve's Noli Me Tangere, located in the Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen (see Hand 2004, cat. no. 105).