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Meester van de Rotterdamse Johannes op Patmos or circle of Dieric Bouts

Johannes de Evangelist op Patmos, laatste kwart 15de eeuw
Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, [..]
Object information
Object category
painting
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

obverse of a double sided painting

Support/medium
panel, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 70 x 65 cm
Current attribution
Meester van de Rotterdamse Johannes op Patmos
Schöne 1938
or circle of Dieric Bouts
Friedländer 1967-1976, dl. III, p. 60, nr. 6: 'The heavy-handed style and certain uncharacteristic traits put Dieric's authorship in question. The stiff, rectilineair character of the landscape is noteworthy, not unlike the Berlin Madonna [...]. I am inclined to accept the panel.'; volgens eigenhandige notitie M.J. Friedländer op achterzijde foto in foto-archief M.J. Friedländer: 'Rotterdam / sieht im Orig.[inal] / wesentl.[ich] roher aus /[S/I]cht.[Schlecht?] nicht Orig.[inal] v.[on] Bouts'; volgens notitie in notitieboekje M.J. Friedländer 1934/1935, p. 74 (RKD, Archief M.J. Friedländer, inv.nr. 292): 'Bouts Folger Johannes / a.[uf] Patmos. (nicht DB.)'; zie ook cat. Rotterdam 1994
Date
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last quarter 15th century (1475 - 1499)
Provenance
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Entered on: 2000-01-07; Last modification: 2020-01-22

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