Gérard de Lairesse - Die Anbetung der Hirten

auction 390, Lot 551

Gemälde und Graphiken 15. – 20. Jh. on 3 December 2020

Gérard de Lairesse

Die Anbetung der Hirten

€ 30.000 to € 50.000


€ 209.550 (incl. 27 % buyer's premium)

Gérard de Lairesse
1640 Liège - 1711 Amsterdam

Adoration of the Shepherds

Oil on canvas. 148 x 186 cm. Relined. Restored, minor damage. Minor damage to frame.

The painting was originally part of a series with six scenes from the childhood of Christ, which at the end of the 18th century were mentioned in the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame in Huy, Belgium (Roy, p. 224, WVZ-Nos. P. 37-42). These paintings, including the present one, were still offered together in the Old Master Paintings auction at Sothebys, London, on April 4, 1984 (cat.-no. 73-78).

Provenance: Sothebys, London, Auction 4 April 1984, catalogue number 75. - Gallery Dr. Michael Grünwald, Munich: according to consignors information, acquired on 27 October 1984. - Private owner, South Germany since then.

Literature: Roy, Alain, Gérard de Lairesse (1640 - 1711). Paris 1992, p. 224 et seq., catalogue raisonné number P. 39.

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