Matilla Tascón 1988
“Felipe II adquiere pinturas del Bosco y Patinir” (Antonio Matilla Tascón) 1988
[in: Revista de Arte Goya, 203 (March-April 1988), pp. 258-261]
After the death of the Spanish nobleman don Felipe de Guevara, the Spanish king Philip II purchased for a sum of 14,000 escudos houses, land, books, and also a number of paintings from his estate in January 1570. The deal was closed with don Felipe’s widow, doña Beatriz de Haro, and with Felipe’s third son, don Ladrón de Guevara (whose two elder brothers had already died in 1570).
Among the paintings were works by Joachim Patinir, and also una tabla (…) con dos puertas (…) y es el Carro de Heno, de Gerónimo Bosco, de su propia mano (a panel with two wings, and this is the Haywain of Hieronymus Bosch, by his own hand). Furthermore, five paintings on canvas are attributed to Bosch, with the following subjects:
The source of these data is: Archivo Histórico de Protocolos de Madrid, prot. 165, ff. 101-108.
[explicit 3rd August 2020]
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