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Adoration of the Magi
Adoration of the Magi

Photo ©2014, Detroit Institute of Arts

Adoration of the Magi

Joos van der Beke van Cleve(Netherlandish, c. 1485-1540/1541)

Date
c. 1525
Medium
Oil on oak panels
Dimensions
Center panel: 35 x 25 1/2 in. (88.9 x 64.8 cm) Each wing: 35 x 11 in. (88.9 x 27.9 cm)
Department
European Painting
Classification
Paintings
Credit
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb
Accession No.
45.420
Provenance
Hamburg, Collection Hermann Emden; Berlin, auction H. Emden (R.Lepke), 3 May, 1910, lot 85, pl. 4 (as by the Master of the Death of the Virgin); Frankfurt, auction (Bangel) 1911, lot 46; Uccle, Belgium, Castle Zeecrabbé, Collection M. van Gelder (by 1916 & until at least 1925); Berlin, Paul Bottenwieser, (dealer) 1931; New York, Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co. (dealer, 1935/36-1940); New York, Cosmos Art, Inc. (dealer) 1945; from whom purchased by the DIA in 1945 with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb.
Keywords
paint, panel, triptych, religion, wood, christian
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