The National Museum of Western Art

update 28 May 2019

on display Permanent collection

Rogier van der Weyden (follower of) [c. 1399/1400 - 1464]

Portrait of a Man

Date1430's
Materials/Techniquesoil on canvas
Size (cm)33 x 21.5
InscriptionsInscribed on back of panel: the coat of arms and the entwined initials E and S (imitation)
Credit LinePurchased
Standard ref.Davies p. 231, pls. 101-102
CategoryPaintings
Collection NumberP.1978-0007
Portrait of a Man

Provenance

Earl of Malmesbery, Hunt Court, Chiristchurch (Hants); Auc. Christie's, London, 3. 11. 1950, lot no. 14; Private collection, England; Wildenstein, New York; Purchased by the NMWA.

Bibliography

1950
Illustrated London News. vol. 217, 18. 11. 1950, repr. p. 826.
1950
Bricoleur. Sale room notes & prices. Apollo. vol. 52, December 1950, p. 189, fig. 1.
1951
Beenken, Hermann. Rogier van der Weyden. München, F. Bruckmann, 1951, p. 106, fig. 114.
1966
Panofsky, Erwin. Early Netherlandish Painting: Its Origins and Character. vol. 1, Cambridge (Mass.), Harvard University Press, 1966, p. 478, note 292 (5).
1972
Davies, Martin. Rogier van der Weyden: An Essay with a Critical Catalogue of Paintings Assigned to Him and to Robert Campin. London, 1972, p. 231, pls. 101-102.
1972
Schabacker, Peter. H. Review of "Martin Davies' Rogier van der Weyden". Art Quarterly. vol. 35, no. 4, 1972, p. 424.
1974
Bruyn, J. A new monograph on Rogier. The Burlington Magazine. vol. 116, no. 858, September 1974, p. 541.
1979
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo: Catalogue of paintings. Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, 1979, no. 272, repr.
1980
Gazette des Beaux-Arts. tome 95, Mar. 1980, "Chronique des Arts", p. 62, no. 326, repr.
1980
Annual Bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art. No. 13 (1978), 1980, Koshi, Koichi. New Acquisitions (Painting). pp. 4-7, New Acquisitions (Catalogue). pp. 28-29, col. repr.
1991
Kobayashi-Sato, Yoriko. Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in Japan II. Annual Report Bridgestone Museum of Art & Ishibashi Museum of Art. no. 38 (1989), 1991, p. 31, no. 42, repr.
1998
Kofuku, Akira; Motoki, Koichi; Kawaguchi, Kimio; Kanba, Nobuyuki. Special issue: 《Portrait of a Man》 from the collection of the earl of Malmesbury and presently in the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. Journal of the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. No. 2, 1998, pp. 4-52, repr.
2006
Kawaguchi, Kimio. Conservation treatment of a work by the school of van der Weyden: Concept and results. Journal of the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. No. 10, 2006, pp. 79-90, repr.
2013
Masterpieces: The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. Tokyo, The Western Art Foundation, 2013 (Japanese, preface in Japanese and English), no. 4, col. repr.
2018
Kofuku, Akira. Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. [Tokyo], The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo; The Western Art Foundation, 2018, pp. 17-25, no. 1, col. repr.

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