The Adoration of the Magi
- Master of the Catholic Kings, Spanish
- Active Years: c. 1485-1500
MediumOil paint on panel
Credit LineGift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Artist known as the Master of the Catholic Kings, The Adoration of the Magi, about 1495–97. Oil paint on panel; 59 3/4 × 35 3/4 in. (151.8 × 90.8 cm). Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1961.177
Dimensionsimage height: 59 3/4 in, 151.7650 cm; image width: 35 3/4 in, 90.8050 cm; sight height: 59 3/4 in, 151.7650 cm; sight width: 36 in, 91.4400 cm; frame height: 77 7/8 in, 197.8025 cm; frame width: 44 1/2 in, 113.0300 cm; frame depth: 4 in, 10.1600 cm; frame
DepartmentEuropean and American Art Before 1900
CollectionEuropean Painting and Sculpture before 1900
This object is currently on view
Known ProvenanceConvent or Church in Valladolid, Spain. (Spanish Art Gallery, London);  sold 10 May 1925 to (French and Company, New York); sold 17 March 1930 to John North Willys [1873 1935], Palm Beach, Florida and New York; (French and Company, New York); sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863 1955] on 23 October 1951; gift 1961 to the Denver Art Museum, no. 1961.177. Stock sheet from French and Company, Denver Art Museum curatorial files. Not included in the sale of the Willys collection by the estate of his former wife, Isabel van Wie Willys, held at Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, on 25 October 1945. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
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