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File:African man portrait Mostaert.jpg


Title Portrait of an African man.
Date circa 1525-1530
Medium oil on oak panel
Dimensions Height: 30.8 cm (12.1 in). Width: 21.2 cm (8.3 in).
Accession number SK-A-4986
Object history

by 1920: Thomas Harris (art dealer), London
by 1924: Dr. Hans Wendland, Lugano
by 1924: Galerie Fischer (art dealer), Lucerne
1934: purchased by Sir Thomas D. Barlow (†1964), London, from Galerie Fischer
1964 (?): inherited by Basil Stephen Barlow (†1991), London, from Sir Thomas D. Barlow
from 1998 until 2003: lent to Kenwood House, London, by the heirs of Basil Stephen Barlow
2004: lent to Rob Noortman (art dealer), Maastricht, by the heirs of Basil Stephen Barlow through Simon C. Dickinson Ltd. (art dealer), London
June 2005: purchased by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, inv. SK-A-4986, from Rob Noortman

from October 2005 until 1 March 2013: lent to the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Exhibition history

Jeroen Bosch, Noord-Nederlandsche primitieven, Museum Boymans, Rotterdam, 10 July 1936–15 October 1936, 44, p. 29.
Artists and Craftsmen of the Middle Ages, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, 1 January 1947–31 December 1947.
Dutch Pictures 1450-1750, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 22 November 1952–1 March 1953, 12.
Vlaamse Kunst in Brits bezit, Groeningemuseum, Bruges, 1 August 1956–30 September 1956, 35.
European old masters. Art treasures centenary, Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, 30 October 1957–31 December 1957.
Middeleeuwse kunst der Noordelijke Nederlanden, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 28 June 1958–28 September 1958, 85, p. 89.
Exhibition of paintings from Sir Thomas Barlow's collection, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, 22 March 1968–4 May 1968, 8, p. 20, as Jan Mostaert.
Dames met klasse. Margareta van York en Margareta van Oostenrijk, Lamot, Mechelen, 17 September 2005–18 December 2005, ISBN 90-5826-342-8.
Vroege Hollanders. Schilderkunst van de late Middeleeuwen, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 16 February 2008–25 May 2008, ISBN 90-6918-225-4, 27, p. 176-178.
Black is beautiful. Rubens tot Dumas, Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, 26 July 2008–26 October 2008, ISBN 90-4008-496-3.

Shakespeare and the theatre of the world, British Museum, London, 19 July 2012–25 November 2012.
Credit line Purchased by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam with support of the Vereniging Rembrandt, with help of the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, the Mondriaan Stichting, the VSBfonds, the BankGiro Loterij and the Rijksmuseum Fonds

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam online catalogue, as Portret van een Afrikaanse man, 1525-1530, 30.8 × 21.2 cm (12.1 × 8.3 in).
RKDimages, Art-work number 19784, as Portret van een Afrikaanse man, circa 1520-1530 (1520-1530), 30.8 × 21.2 cm (12.1 × 8.3 in).

Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage Photolibrary, object number 40005109, as Portret van een Afrikaanse man, from circa 1525 until circa 1530, 30.8 × 21.5 cm (12.1 × 8.5 in).
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