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European Art
Artist, attributed to: Bernard van Orley, Flemish, ca. 1488–1542

The Adoration of the Magi


Oil on panel

32.5 × 45 cm (12 13/16 × 17 11/16 in.)
Bequest of Dr. Herbert and Monika Schaefer
Not on view
16th century

Wittgenstein Collection, Vienna. Kofer Collection, Vienna. Galerie St. Lucas, Vienna, 1937. Dr. Z. Bruck Collection, Berne, Switzerland and Buenos Aires, by 1939; sale, Valuable Paintings; Fine Drawings, Kende Galleries at Gimbel Brothers, New York City, June 5, 1940 lot 23. Sale, Sotheby’s, London, March 11, 1964, no. 128. Heinz Kisters (1912–1977), Kreuzlingen, Switzerland; [sale, Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, December 29-30, 1967 through January 2-3, 1968, lot 34 (unsold)]; sale, Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, November 18-27, 1968, lot 34. Sale, Sotheby's, London, May 4, 1995, lot 187. Dr. Herbert (1910–2011) and Mrs. Monika Schaefer, Malaga, Spain, by 1995; on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1995–2019; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2019

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