Circle of Matthieu van Beveren (c. 1630-1690)

An impressive group of figures forming a Crucifixion

Flemish, Second half of the 17th Century

Box- or fruit- wood, varnished and mounted on a shaped wooden backboard with gilt

framing and lime-green velvet background

128 x 59 cm.

Private collection. The Netherlands

Comparative literature:

Christian Theuerkauff, ‘Anmerkungen zum Werk des Antwerpener Biidhauers Matthieu van

Beveren (um 1630-1690), in Oud Holland, 89, 1975, pp. 19-62 [cited as ‘Oud Holland 1975’]

Brussels, Musées royaux d'art et d'histoire, La sculpture au siècle de Rubens dans les Pays-

Bas meridionaux et la principauté de Liège, exh. cat., 1977, ed. P. Colman, no. 254 [cited as

‘Brussels 1977’]

Research by Dr. Charles Avery available upon request