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Jan Swart van Groningen

Christ in a Landscape


Jan Swart van Groningen
Groningen (?) before 1500 – Antwerp (?) about 1560


Christ in a Landscape


About 1530-1540


Oil on wood


118.8 x 93.5 cm


Purchase, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts' Volunteer Association Fund, inv. 1996.15


Western Art

Glasgow, John Bell (sold London, Christie’s, 19-25 June 1881, No. 774 to Rivers; as “Saint John Holding a Book in a Landscape” by Cesare da Sesto);

New York, art market (in 1948);

Auction London, Sotheby’s, 6 July 1983, No. 12 (as “Saint John the Baptist in a Fantastic Landscape”);

New York, dealer Richard L. Feigen & Co.

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