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Jan Provost
Presentation of the Christ Child in the Temple

about 1525
oil on panel
99.8 x 71.6 cm (39-1/4 x 28-3/8 in)
Collection of King William II of Holland [1792-1849]. [1] Bertram Ashburnham, 4th Earl of Ashburnham [d. 1878], Ashburnham Place; by inheritance to his son, Bertram Ashburnham, 5th Earl of Ashburnham [1840-1913], Ashburnham Place; by inheritance to his daughter, Lady Mary Catherine Charlotte Ashburnham [d. 1953]; (Ashburnham sale, Sotheby’s, London, 24 June 1953, no. 57, as by Isenbrandt); H. Baer. [2] (David M. Koetser Gallery, New York); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 20 January 1954; gift 1961 to the Denver Art Museum, no.1961.184 (on loan from the Kress Foundation, 1954–61). [1] Does not appear to be included in William II sale, de Vries, The Hague, 12-20 August 1850. Previously thourhg to be no. 35 or no. 190, but these are paintings by Mabuse and Titian respectively. [2] Baer as buyer according to printed price list bound with catalogue.
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