Triptych “Virgin and Child”
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Triptych “Virgin and Child”

Senger Bamberg Kunsthandel

Date c. 1475

Period 15th century

Origin South Tyrol

Medium Panel paintings on gold ground

Dimension 47.4 x 78 cm (18⁵/₈ x 30³/₄ inches)

Circle of Friedrich Pacher (South Tyrol, c. 1435 – after 1508 Bruneck)  and Michael Pacher (Tyrol, c. 1435 – 1498 Salzburg)

Panel paintings on gold ground

Central panel: The Virgin and Child with musical angels;

Wings, the inner faces: Saint Catherine of Alexandria; Saint Barbara; the outer faces: The Annunciation; inscribed on the outer wing (on the Archangel Gabriel’s banderole): ‘Ave maria Gr’

Measure closed: 47.4 x 38.5 cm; open: 47.4 x 78 cm; central panel: 40.2 x 30.6 cm

Date: c. 1475

Period: 15th century

Origin: South Tyrol

Medium: Panel paintings on gold ground

Dimension: 47.4 x 78 cm (18⁵/₈ x 30³/₄ inches)


J.P. Weyhe, Cologne. - Achillito Chiesa, Milan; his sale, part IV, American Art Association, New York, 23 November 1927 (2nd day), lot 112, as 'School of Cologne'. - with Kleinberger, New York, 1928. - William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951), Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California. - Drey collection, until 1951. - with Paula de Koenigsberg, Buenos Aires, until 1961. - Since 1961 private collection. 


Art Objects & Furnishings from the William Randolph Hearst Collection: A Catalogue Raisonné comprising illustrations of representative works, New York, 1941, p. 26, no. 1247-4, central panel illustrated, as 'Master of the Holy Kinship'.  Listed in the William Randolph Hearst Archive (the original held at Long Island University, New York), XX, p. 13, as 'The Master of the Holy Kinship'. 

New York, F. Kleinberger Galleries, Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of German Primitives for the benefit of the American Red Cross, November
1928, p. 8, no. 12, with illustration.

Buenos Aires, Museo Municipal de Arte Hispano Americano, Exposición de obras maestras, siglos XII al XVII: colección Paula de Koenigsberg,
May-July 1951, p. 19, no. 16, as 'The Master of the Holy Kinship', illustration plate V. 

Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum; Münster, Landesmuseum für Kunst und
Sammlung Heinz Kisters: Altdeutsche und Altniederländische Gemälde,
25 June-17 November 1963, p. 12, no. 57, as 'Tiroler Meister um 1480', with illustrations.

Achim Simon: Österreichische Tafelmalerei der Spätgotik: der niederländische Einfluß im 15. Jahrhundert. Berlin 2002, p. 274, ill. 45.

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