Franciscan Saint

Follower of Hans Memling (Netherlandish, 1423-1494)

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Don Ramon de Aras Jauregi, San Sebastian and Bilbao, Spain.
{1} (Newhouse Galleries, New York, New York); Mrs. George Henry Alexander Clowes of Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1964;{2} by descent to Margaret Gracie Clowes, née Jackson [born 1914], wife of Dr. George Henry Alexander Clowes, Jr.; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2015.

{1} Information on this former owner was provided by Newhouse Galleries to Mrs. Clowes at the time of purchase.
{2} See bill of sale by Newhouse Galleries to Mrs. Clowes, dated 23 October 1964 in Clowes object file.

Object Information

Follower of Hans Memling (Netherlandish, 1423-1494)
oil on canvas
17-5/8 x 11-13/16 x 2-1/8 in. (framed)
mark descriptions
Label, wood painted gold, black painted text, recto, lower center: (decorative upper and lower horizontal borders) Hans Memling | 1430-1494
Label, paper with goldish ink border and brownish typeset, adhered to backing board, typed black ink, verso, upper left: NO. 15735 SIZE 12 x 6-5/8 | St. Francis | TITLE | HANS MEMLING | ARTIST | 1430-1494
Label, paper with goldish ink border, adhered to backing board, brownish ink, verso, upper right: NEWHOUSE GALLERIES | INCORPORATED | PAINTINGS | 15 EAST 57TH STREET NEW YORK 22, N.Y.
accession number
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Gift of Margaret J. Clowes
Public Domain
European Painting and Sculpture Before 1800

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