Rijksmuseum Acquire Work in Memory of Ger Luijten

February 2 2024

Image of Rijksmuseum Acquire Work in Memory of Ger Luijten

Picture: via. Matthias Ubl

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Rijksmuseum curator Matthias Ubl has announced that the museum has acquired the following Anonymous Netherlandish c. 1550 painting of Jesus and the Canaanite Woman. The work has been acquired in memory of the late art historian Ger Luijten (d. 2022), former Director of the Fondation Custodia. It was acquired with assistance from dealer Bob Haboldt, Lottery Friends and a private donor.

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