Artist Jan Gossaert, Netherlandish, 1478-1539
  • Abbot Johann Ingenray
Date 1535
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 40 × 47 inches (101.6 × 119.4 cm)
Unframed: 48 1/4 × 53 × 2 1/2 inches (122.6 × 134.6 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 44.281
Department European Painting
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, at lower right: 1535
until 1806, Abbey Kamp (Rheinberg, Germany) [until dissolution of monastary by Napoleon];
house of the parish priest (Rheinberg, Germany);
1833, Baron von der Leyen-Bloemersheim (Haus Meer near Düsseldorf, Germany);
March 1936, purchased by Galerie Stern (Düsseldorf, Germany);
1936, Siegfried and Gerda [née Stern] Thalheimer (Paris, France);
1936, O. Hirschmann (Amsterdam, Netherlands);
(Hedi Stern and her brother Max in partnership with Cornelis van de Wetering, West's Galleries, London, England);
1943, on consigment with (E. and A. Silbermann Galleries);
(Max Stern's brother-in-law Siegfried Thalheimer in partnership with Otto Gerson, Fine Arts Associates, New York, New York, USA)
December 1944-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Michiels, F. Geschichte und Beschreibungen der ehemaligen Abtei Camp bei Rheinfeld. Crefeld, 1832 and 1935, p. 192 (ill.).

Oude Kunst uit het Bezit van den Internationalen Handel. Exh. cat., Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, 1936, p. 14, cat. 55 (ill.). [as dated 1531 at upper right.]

Dutch and Flemish Portraits and Genre-Pictures of the 16th and 17th Centuries. Exh. cat., West's Galleries. London, December 1938, cat. 1.

“Dutch and Flemish Portraits and Genre Pictures.” Burlington Magazine 73, no. 429 (December 1938): 281, p. 281.

Richardson, Edgar Preston. “A Cistercian Abbot by Mabuse.” Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 24, no. 5 (1945): pp. 58-62 cover (ill.).

Richardson, Edgar Preston. “A Cistercian Abbot by Mabuse.” Art Quarterly 8, no. 1 (1945): pp. 74-79 (ill.).

Art News 44, no. 9 (July 1945): p. 13 (ill.).

Le Portrait dans l'art Flamand. Exh. Musée de l'Orangerie. Paris, 1952-1953, p. 33, no. 21 (ill.).

R.Q. Note e Commenti, Emporium. Rivista mensile illustrata d'arte e di cultura, 157, no. 701 (1953): p. 213 (ill.).

Dominon Gallery. Canadian Art 11, no. 4 (Summer 1954): p 154.

An Exhibition of Paintings for the benefit of the Research Fund of Art and Archeology, The Spanish Institute, Inc. Exh. cat., E. and A. Silberman Galleries. New York, 1955, p. 25, no. 13 (ill.).

Osten, G. von der. "Studien zu Jan Gossaert." Opuscula XL, Essays in Honor of Erwin Panofsky ed. by M. Meiss. New York, 1961, p. 474 (fig. 74).

Mellen, Werner. “Johanned Middels und Johannes Ingenray.” Die Heimat 73 (2002): p.136-138 (ill.)

Auktion 392, Reclaiming the Galerie Stern, Duesseldorf. Exh. cat., FOFA Gallery, Concordia University. Montreal, 2006, p. 12 (fig. 14).

Schindler, Robert. Das Bildnis des Johann Ingenray in Detroit. Sonderdruck aus dem Wallraaf-Richartz-Jarbuch LXXV (2014) pp. 165-184, fig. 3 (ill.)