Triptych "Virgin and Child"

Circle of Friedrich und Michael Pacher

South Tyrol, c. 1435 – after 1508 Bruneck
Tyrol, c. 1435 – 1498 Salzburg

South Tyrol, circa 1475
Panel paintings on gold ground

Central panel: The Virgin and Child with musical angels;
Wings, the inner faces: Saint Catherine of Alexandria; Saint Barbara;
the outer faces: The Annunciation;

Measure closed: 47.4 x 38.5 cm; open: 47.4 x 78 cm;
central panel: 40.2 x 30.6 cm

Provenance: J.P. Weyhe, Cologne. - Achillito Chiesa, Milan; his sale, part IV, American Art Association, New York, 23 November 1927 (2nd day), lot 112, as 'School of Cologne'. - with Kleinberger, New York, 1928. - William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951), Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California. - Drey collection, until 1951. - with Paula de Koenigsberg, Buenos Aires, until 1961. - Since 1961 private collection.