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Adoration of the Magi

Flemish , first quarter of the sixteenth century
first quarter 16th century
Flemish, Antwerp
Pen and light brown and grayish brown ink over traces of black chalk; original borderline all around.
11 x 7 15/16 in. (28 x 20.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
Not on view
This drawing of elegant figures worshipping the Virgin and Child set amidst the ruins of antiquity was once attributed to Lucas van Leyden (1489/94-1533), hence the L added later to the architectural base at the lower right.
Inscription: Annotated at the bottom right in pen and brown ink
Adalbert von Lanna, Prague (Lugt 2773 on the verso); Lanna sale, Stuttgart, 6-11 May 1910, lot 348, ill. (as Lucas van Leyden); Junius S. Morgan, New York; [Morgan] sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, 18 February 1921, lot 67 (as Bernaert van Orley); [Richard Ederheimer, New York].
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