Auction House

Auction: Old Master Paintings

23. June 2020, 3:00 pm

Object overview


„Portrait of a nobleman and a lady in profile (counterparts)“
c. 1480
oil/ tempera on canvas (transferred from panel)
36 x 30 cm each


collection Leo Nardus/ Arnold van Buuren Haarlem, 1940 confiscated by the National Socialists;
bank house Lippmann, Rosenthal & Co, Amsterdam;
auction S. J. Mak van Waay, Amsterdam 29th June 1943, lot 18 (as Florentine school);
Tromp van Holst, Amsterdam;
1951 Bureau for Restoration Payments and the Restoration of Property of the Ministry of Finance (Hergo);
Nederlands Kunstbezit-Collectie (inv.-no. NK 2894 & NK 2895);
loan to de Department of the History of Art, Groningen;
1987-2009 permanent loan to the Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht;
2009 restituted to the heirs of the Nardus family


Christopher Wright, Paintings in Dutch Museums, An Index of Oil Paintings in Public Collections in the Netherlands by Artists born before 1870, London, 1980, p. 197;
Old Master Paintings: an illustrated summary catalogue (Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst = The Netherlands Office for Fine Arts, Den Haag), Zwolle 1992, no. 2971;
C. E. de Jong-Janssen et al., Catalogue of the Italian paintings in the Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht 1995, p. 138, ill. 67 & 68

Estimate: € 12.000 - 20.000
Result: € 12.000
Auction is closed.