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Bellows with the Flight into Egypt

Date:
first half 16th century or later
Culture:
Netherlandish
Medium:
Oak, leather, polychromy, gilding
Dimensions:
Overall: 22 3/4 x 8 7/16 x 2 5/8 in. (57.8 x 21.5 x 6.6 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1953
Accession Number:
53.207
Not on view
Inscription: (on border of Josephs robe) IOSEP MARIA FILI

Marking: (on two shields beneath scene of Flight into Egypt) Left: Or, a double-headed eagle displayed, sable. - Unidentified. Right: Gules, on a pale sable, 3 crosses saltire, argent.
Dugué, Paris (until 1851) ; his sale, Hôtel des Ventes, Paris (March 7, 1851, no. 13) ; Hollingworth Magniac, Colworth, Bedfordshire (from 1851?-sold 1892) ; his sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London (July 2–4, 1892, no. 427) ; Dr. Albert Figdor, Vienna (until d. 1927) ; his posthumous sale, Paul Cassirer at Hotel Esplanade, Berlin (Sept. 29-30, 1930, vol. IV, no.176) ; Dr. Fritz Mannheimer, Amsterdam (sold 1953?) ; [ Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York (sold 1953)]
Catalogue of the renowned collection of works of art, chiefly formed by the late Hollingwoth Magniac (also known as the Colworth Collection). London: Christie, Manson & Woods, July 2–4, 1892. no. 427, p. 112.

Falke, Otto von, and Max J. Friedländer, ed. Die Sammlung Dr. Albert Figdor, Wien. part I, Vol. 4. Vienna: Paul Cassirer Verlag, 1930. no. 176, pl. XCII.

Rosenberg, Jakob. "Die Berliner Versteigerung Figdor." Kunst und Künstler 29, no. 2 (1931). p. 87.

Husband, Timothy B., and Jane Hayward, ed. The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages. New York: Dutton Publishing, 1975. no. 15, p. 29.



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