Circle of Marten van Cleve The Elder (Antwerp 1527-1581) The Festival of Saint George
Lot 39
Circle of Marten van Cleve The Elder
(Antwerp 1527-1581)
The Festival of Saint George
Sold for £50,000 (US$ 80,244) inc. premium

Lot Details
Circle of Marten van Cleve The Elder (Antwerp 1527-1581)
The Festival of Saint George
oil on panel
48.4 x 104cm (19 1/16 x 40 15/16in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Thomas Ayres of Kew, circa 1900
    His daughter, Marie Ayres, Cheltenham
    By descent to Marie Ayres's granddaughter, circa 1970, and thence given to her goddaughter, the present owner

    The present composition is a variant of two other versions by Marten van Cleve (see K. Ertz and C. Nitze-Ertz, Marten van Cleve, Lingen, 2014, p. 141, no. 16, and p. 142, no. 17). A further similar composition, oil on panel, 77.2 x 124.8 cm., but with numerous differences was also with Christie's, London, 3 December 1997, lot 137 (as Circle of Pieter Balten).
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