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Artist NameAdriaan de Weerdt (Brussels ca. 1540 - ca. 1580 Cologne)
TitleThe Adoration of the Magi
Date of Artworkbefore 1573
MediumPen, brush and brown ink, with brown, grey and yellow washes with white heightening, used with oil binder, on beige colored paper, indented for transfer
Size9 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. • 245 x 198 mm
Framed Dimensions18 x 16 in. • 45.7 x 40.6 cm

Provenance

Sotheby's, London, 13 December 1966, lots 108-111;
Peter Claas, London, 1967;
Private collection, Hergiswil, Switzerland;
Private collection, The Netherlands

Literature

Hessel Miedema, ed., Karel van Mander. The Lives of the Illustrious Netherlandish and German Painters, Doornspijk 1996, Vol. III, p. 209, fn. 41

Hollstein’s Dutch & Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts 1450-1700, Vol. LI, Rotterdam 1998, pp. 220-221

Ilja M. Veldman, “Tekeningen van Adriaan de Weert”, Delineavit et Sculpsit, December 2017, No. 42, pp. 2-22, ill. 4, 5, 8, 12, p. 5</p

Exhibition History

London, Alpine Club Gallery, Drawings by five centuries, 15-27 May 1967, no. 96</p