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Portrait of a Man with a Book

Follower of Corneille de Lyon (Netherlandish, 1500-1575)

Possibly E. (Edgar?) Speyer.{1} Possibly (Max Safron, New York); {2} Elijah B. Martindale [1903-1967], Indianapolis, Indiana; given to the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in 1967.

{1} The painting was published by the IMA in 1970 with the provenance "E.Speyer," although this has not been verified. {2}In 1967 Max Safron appraised the painting for the Martindale family, who perhaps chose him as an appraiser because they had originally purchased the painting from him.

Object Information

Follower of Corneille de Lyon (Netherlandish, 1500-1575)
oil on canvas
11 x 18-1/2 in.
accession number
credit line
From the Estate of Elijah B. Martindale
Public Domain
European Painting and Sculpture Before 1800

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