The Judgment of Midas Artist: Abraham Janssens (Flemish, ca. 1575–1632)

1601–2

European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art
Medium

Oil on panel

Dimensions

37 × 49 3/16 in. (94 × 125 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard L. Feigen, B.A. 1952

Accession Number

2020.53.1

Culture
Period

16th–17th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Private collection, England; sale, Sotheby’s, Old Master Paintings, London, March 9, 1983, lot 61; sold to Richard L. Feigen, New York; [sale, Old Master and British Paintings, Sotheby’s, London, July 6, 2011, lot 12 (unsold)]; [sale, Old Master and British Paintings, Sotheby’s, London, December 6, 2012, lot 139 (unsold)]; on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2013–2020; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2020
This work appears on our "Artworks with Nazi-Era Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography
  • "Selected Acquisitions," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2020–21), 168, ill
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Object/Work type

human figures (visual works), literature (general genre)

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