Artist Master of Saint Ildefonso
  • Adoration of the Christ Child
Date late 15th century
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 14 1/16 × 12 3/8 inches (35.7 × 31.4 cm)
Framed: 17 5/8 × 15 11/16 × 2 1/8 inches (44.8 × 39.8 × 5.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Wilkinson
Accession Number 54.1
Department European Painting
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W251, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Seal, on verso: [wax seal of the Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris]
1897, (Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris, France);
1897, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
by descent to his granddaughter, Mrs. Harriet W. Wilkinson [Mrs. A.D. Wilkinson] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1954-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Catalogue of a Private Collection of Ancient and Modern Paintings formed by James E. Scripps. Detroit, 1900, no. 73 [attributed to Rogier van der Weyden.]

Richardson, E.P. Bulletin of the DIA 33, nos. 3 and 4 (1953-54): p. 68 (ill.), cat. 1129.

Hans Memling. Exh. cat., Groeningemuseum. Bruges, 1994, p. 218, no. 79 (ill.). [attrib to Master of St. Ildefonso, c. 1475/1500.]

Johnson, R.S. Fine Art. Four Old master Paintings from a Private Collection in Holland. Chicago, 1997, p. 8.