Freeman's Auction
FLEMISH SCHOOL
(late 16th-early 17th century)
WOUTER VAN DER NOOT, HIS WIFE DYMPHNA DE GRIMBERGEN, AND THEIR CHILDREN KNEELING BEFORE THE VIRGIN AND CHILD
Oil on canvas, unframed
31 5/8 x 53 9/16 in. (80.3 x 136cm)
provenance:
Private Collection, New York, New York.
note:
The present work repeats, in part, the composition in the Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. The latter, (133 x 181 cm) is larger than the present work, its composition extending further in each direction and with a lengthy inscription along the bottom edge. Van der Noot was lord of Westwesel; ambassador chevalier; counsel and chamberlain of the Burgundian duke Philip the Good. The family can be located in the northern part of Flanders. Van der Noot's heraldic sign consists of a black scallop on gold.
We would like to thank the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie for their assistance in cataloguing this painting.

Estimate $5,000-7,000

Sold for $11,250 (buyer's premium included)