Saint John the Evangelist Artist: Juan de Juni (French, active in Spain, ca. 1507–1577)

ca. 1560–70

European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art
Medium

Gilt and polychromed walnut

Dimensions

27 3/16 in. (69 cm)

Credit Line

Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund and Robert Lehman Foundation Acquisition Fund for Early European and Contemporary Art

Accession Number

2021.11.1

Period

16th century

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Provenance

Provenance

Possibly art market, Germany, about 1980–1990 [see note 1]; private collection, Niedersachsen, Germany; sale, Auktionshaus Stahl, Hamburg, Germany, December 2, 2017 lot 318 (as Alpine); sold to Tamara Sanchez van Dyck, Madrid, and James Barry Fine Art Limited, Ireland (jointly owned); sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2020

Note 1: Saint John the Evangelist and Saint Marc the Evangelist (acc.no. 2021.11.2) came from a private collection in Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony), Germany. The figures formed part of a large estate, and according to information from the estate’s heirs, most of the artworks were acquired by their late father in the 1980s and 1990s in Germany. (Email from Christiana Stahl-Kerle, February 19, 2020, curatorial object file)

This work appears on our "Artworks with Nazi-Era Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography
  • "Selected Acquisitions," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2020–21), 166–67, ill
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