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PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE MIDWEST COLLECTOR

Workshop of Pieter Coecke van Aelst the Elder
A TRIPTYCH: CENTRAL PANEL: THE HOLY FAMILY LEFT PANEL: THE ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERDS RIGHT PANEL: THE CIRCUMCISION
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
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510

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE MIDWEST COLLECTOR

Workshop of Pieter Coecke van Aelst the Elder
A TRIPTYCH: CENTRAL PANEL: THE HOLY FAMILY LEFT PANEL: THE ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERDS RIGHT PANEL: THE CIRCUMCISION
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
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Workshop of Pieter Coecke van Aelst the Elder
AALST 1502 - 1550 BRUSSELS
A TRIPTYCH: CENTRAL PANEL: THE HOLY FAMILY LEFT PANEL: THE ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERDS RIGHT PANEL: THE CIRCUMCISION
oil on oak panel, shaped tops
central panel: 21 3/4  by 16 1/4  in.; 55.3 by 41.2 cm.
wings (each): 22 5/8  by 7 3/4  in.; 57.5 by 19.5 cm.
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Provenance

Monsignor Joseph Canon Burke JCL (1854-1923);
St. Bede's College, Manchester;
By whom sold, London, Sotheby's, 26 April 2007, lot 12;
There acquired by the present collector.

Literature

C. Grössinger, North-European Panel Paintings, London 1992, p. 158, cat. no. 41, reproduced figs. 145 and 147.

Catalogue Note

Although set in different backgrounds, the figures in the central panel of this triptych relate to a near identical composition attributed to Pieter Coecke van Aelst and documented in the Brussels collection of Dr. Simon.1  The scenes on the triptych wings can also be found elsewhere, including on triptychs in England, Downside Abbey, and Valencia, Museo de Bellas Artes San Pio V.2

1. See G. Marlier, Pierre Coeck D'Alost, Brussels 1966, p. 227, reproduced fig. 163.
2. See C. Grössinger, under Literature, pp. 92-3, cat. no. 18, reproduced fig. 62, and p. 156, reproduced fig. 146. 

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