Petrus Christus - A Goldsmith in His Shop

Literature
Charles Sterling, Maryan W. Ainsworth, Charles Talbot, Martha Wolff, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Jonathan Brown, John Hayes, The Robert Lehman Collection, New York, Princeton, 1998, nr. 12

Pierre Rosenberg, Only in America, Milano, 2006, pp. 34-35
Diane Wolfthal, Cathy Metzger, Los Angeles Museums, Brussels, 2014, p. 94, fig. 7


Provenance
A. Merli, Bremen, Germany
his sale, Frankfurt am Main, 11 September, 1815, lot 144
with Silberberg
Gerhard Seibel, Elberfeld, lent by him to the Central-Museum zu Düsseldorf
Salomon Oppenheim the younger, d. 1828, Cologne, by 1825
by descent to his grandson, Albert, Freiherr von Oppenheim, d. 1912, Cologne
his sale, Rudolf Lepke, Berlin, March 19, 1918, lot 6
Busch, Mainz
with Y. Perdoux, Paris
acquired by Philip Lehman from Perdoux in 1920

External links

Other works by Petrus Christus

Petrus Christus - The wife of a donor
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c. 1455

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Petrus Christus - Exeter Madonna
Exeter Madonna

Petrus Christus - The annunciation and the Birth of Christ
The annunciation and the Birth of Christ

Petrus Christus
A Goldsmith in His Shop
100.1 x 85.8 cm
Oil on oak panel
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Robert Lehman Collection