Albrecht Bouts (1450-Leuven-1549), Christ crowned with thorns, Circa 1495. Oil on panel, gold ground, 36 x 26 cmAdam Williams Fine Art Ltd © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016

Provenance: Otto O'Meara, Brussels; Sold from his collection, Brussels Galerie Giroux, 15 October 1928, lot 33; Acquired from the above sale by Baron Coppée; Thence by descent 

Literature: M. Comblen-Sonkes, 'Albert Bouts', in Bulletin de l'Institut Royal du Patrimoine artistique, V, 1963, pp. 249–51; W. Schöne, Dieric Bouts und seine Schule, Berlin–Leipzig 1938, p. 197, no. 107/12, 15 and 16; L. Van Puyvelde, Les primitifs flamands, Paris, 1941, p. 29, reproduced plate 48; M. Comblen-Sonkes, Le Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, in Les primitifs flamands. I. Corpus de la peinture des anciens Pays-Bas méridionaux au quinzième siècle, vol. XIV, Brussels, 1986, p. 62, no. 7; S. Leclercq et al., La Collection Coppée, Liège, 1991, pp. 8–9, ill. (as by Bouts); M. Wilmotte, exh. cat. The World of Bruegel. The Coppée Collection and Eleven International Museums, Tokyo, 1995, pp. 160–61, no. F4, ill.(as by Bouts); V. Henderiks, Albrecht Bouts (1451/55–1549), Brussels, 2011, p. 386, cat. no. 121, ill.; To be included in a forthcoming article by Valentine Henderiks, as a fully autograph work by Albrechts Bouts dating to 1495?

Exhibitions: Antwerp, Exposition internationale, coloniale, maritime d'art flamand: section d'art flamand ancien. I: peintures, dessins, tapisseries, June-Sept. 1930, no. 24; Brussels, Exposition universelle internationale, Cinq siècles d'art, I: Peintures arts anciens bruxellois et sections étrangers, 24 May-13 Oct. 1935, no. 80; Worcester, Worcester Art Museum and Philadelphia, John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Worcester Philadelphia Exhibition of Flemish Paintings, 25 March-26 April 1939, no. 40; Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, Exposition des Primitifs Flamands, 1947, no. 11; Tokyo, Tobu Museum of Art, The World of Bruegel. The Coppée Collection and Eleven International Museums, 29 March-25 June 1995, no. F4


Jan Weenix (1642-Amsterdam-1719), A grouse, kingfisher, and other game birds with a hare and a basket of fruit at the foot of a carved stone urn, an Italianate garden with a fountain beyond. Oil on canvas, 123 x 99.8 cm. Signed and dated center right 'J. Weenix. f / 1706'. Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016

Provenance: Mr. N. Armstrong, London; Sotheby's, London, 10 July 2003, lot 28; Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 7 July 2004, lot 12; with Noortman Fine Art, Maastricht, 2006; Private collection, where?, since 2012

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