International Fine Arts Auction
September 27, 2018

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International Fine Arts Auction

September 27, 2018
19

Damianus van der Goude (workshop of Frans Floris) after Gerard David

Netherlandish 16th Century

The Adoration of the Magi 1555

Estimate: $40,000-$60,000

Lot 19

Damianus van der Goude (workshop of Frans Floris) after Gerard David
Netherlandish, 16th Century
The Adoration of the Magi (1555)
oil on canvas (previously transferred from panel)

66 x 74 inches

CONDITION:
good
Relined with new stretchers; a few old well repaired tears visible from the front; under blacklight, overpainting, reglazing, and inpainting, notably to the figure of Balthazar, the figures of the Virgin and Christ with minor inpainting. A vertical line and a horizontal line more visible under blacklight, possibly from having been folded in the past or old stretcher marks.
Old rabbet rubbing evident across the bottom and edges.Small scattered and minor losses to the painting surfaces, typical craquelure.

PROVENANCE:
From the personal collection of Laura Sconocchia Fisher Steinberg, ex-spouse of the late financier Saul Steinberg

Formerly in the Agusta Family Collection, thence by descent to Cristina Agusta

LITERATURE:
The Fifteenth Century Netherlandish Schools (National Gallery Catalogues) November 24, 1998 by National Gallery, Lorne Campbell (Author), page 145, Figure 7

oil on canvas (previously transferred from panel)
66 x 74 inches

Condition: good
Relined with new stretchers; a few old well repaired tears visible from the front; under blacklight, overpainting, reglazing, and inpainting, notably to the figure of Balthazar, the figures of the Virgin and Christ with minor inpainting. A vertical line and a horizontal line more visible under blacklight, possibly from having been folded in the past or old stretcher marks.Old rabbet rubbing evident across the bottom and edges.Small scattered and minor losses to the painting surfaces, typical craquelure.

Provenance: From the personal collection of Laura Sconocchia Fisher Steinberg, ex-spouse of the late financier Saul Steinberg

formerly in the Augusta Family Collection, thence by descent to Cristina Augusta

LITERATURE:
The Fifteenth Century Netherlandish Schools (National Gallery Catalogues) November 24, 1998 by National Gallery, Lorne Campbell (Author), page 145, Figure 7

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