Circle of Bernard van Orley
THE VIRGIN AND CHILD IN A LANDSCAPE
oil on panel
58.1 x 44.4 cm.; 22 7/8 x 17 1/2 in.
With Lionel Harris/ The Spanish Art Gallery, London, by August 1928 (by whom advertised in Pantheon, September 1928, as attributed to Van Orley);
With Mortimer Brandt, New York;
From whom purchased by Ruth K. Palitz, 28 December 1935;
Thence by descent until sold ('Property from the descendants of Clarence Palitz'), New York, Sotheby's, 26 January 2012, lot 2, where acquired by the present owner.
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, 1942, no. 8.q.
M. Friedländer, Early Netherlandish Painting: Jan Gossart and Bernart van Orley, vol. VIII, Leiden 1972, p. 108, cat. no. 126d, reproduced pl. 111 (as a copy after Van Orley);
L.I. Hendrikman, 'Madonna col bambino all fontana', in C. Pirovano (ed.), Musei e Gallerie di Milano-Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, vol. I, Milan 2005, pp. 237 and 239.