Adoration of the Magi, The (fragmentary central panel) - New York
New York - USA - Christies 2019, auctioned on 29 October 2019, lot 730
Oil on panel
70,8 x 55,6
43a - ill. 45
De Vrij catalogue:
Similar as the central panel in the Noordbrabants Museum in ‘s-Hertogenbosch and Wallraf-Richartz- Museum in Cologne
The two suspected side wings, which are shortened on all sides, can be seen In the Philadelphia Museum of Art ( John G. Johnson Coll. nrs 1275 and 1276.
(Probably) Johann Baptist Ciolina-Zanoli (1759-1837), Cologne, before 1850. wtih Johann Peter Weyer (1794-1864), Cologne, before 1859; his sale, Heberle-Lempertz, Cologne, 25 August 1862, lot 219, as 'Johann van Eyck', where acquired by the following with Moreau Wolsey; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 23-24 March 1869, lot 12, as 'Gérome Bos', where acquired by Mr. Dronsart; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 2 February 1874, lot 41, as 'Jérôme Bosch', where acquired by Marquis Biron de la Brade. with Hans Adolf Wendland, Alfred Weinberger and Kleinberger Galleries, before 1929 until circa 1948, where acquired by Gabriel Fodor, Paris, and by descent in 1973 to his daughter Marianne Texier-Fodor (d. 2015), and by descent to the present owner in 2007.