Repentant Mary Magdalene
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Washington, D.C.
Gerard Seghers

Repentant Mary Magdalene

28 January 2021 • New York

Repentant Mary Magdalene
Repentant Mary Magdalene
Repentant Mary Magdalene
Repentant Mary Magdalene
Repentant Mary Magdalene
Repentant Mary Magdalene
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Gerard Seghers

Repentant Mary Magdalene

Estimate:

300,000 - 500,000 USD

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Washington, D.C.

Gerard Seghers

Gerard Seghers

Repentant Mary Magdalene

Repentant Mary Magdalene

Estimate:

300,000 - 500,000 USD

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Description

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Washington, D.C.

Gerard Seghers

Antwerp 1591 - 1651

Repentant Mary Magdalene


oil on canvas

47 5/8 by 68 7/8 in.; 121 by 174.9 cm.

Condition report

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Provenance

Possibly, Jan Frans Wolschot;
His sale, 1138 place de Meir, Antwerp, 1 September 1817 and following days, lot 232;
With Joseph Hunin;
Julien van de Weegaete, Ghent;
With Société Labatut, Paris, 1988;
From whom acquired.

Literature

J.C. Serre and J. Leegenhoek, Tableaux des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècle, Société Labatut, Paris 1988, pp. 31-32, no. 9, reproduced (as Seghers);

D. Bieneck, Gerard Seghers, Lingen 1992, p. 259, no. C15, reproduced (as a copy [French?] after a lost original);

A.K. Wheelock, Jr., Flemish Paintings of the Seventeenth Century, The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue, Washington, D.C. 2005, pp. 224-227, reproduced in color (as Seghers).


ENGRAVED

Lucas Vorsterman, inscribed: Amour meus Crucifixus est... Albertina, Vienna, H/II/28/33.

 

Exhibited

Paris, Société Labatut, Exposition de Tableaux des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, 21 September - 20 December 1988, no. 9;

Florence, Palazzo Pitti, La Maddalena tra Sacro e Profano, 1986-87, no cat. no.;

Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, 1991, unnumbered;

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; Philadelphia, Museum of Art, The Age of Rubens, 22 September 1993 - 24 April 1994 (requested).