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Head of an Old Woman

(in c. 1500)

Specifications

Title Head of an Old Woman
Material and technique Oil on panel
Object type Painting
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions (general) Height : 13 cm
Width : 5 cm
Makers attributed to: Jheronimus Bosch
previously attributed: Pieter Bruegel (I)
attributed to: Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen
Accession number 2439 (OK)
Credits Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of D.G. van Beuningen 1958
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1958
Age maker Between 45 and 55 years old
Collector Collector / D.G. van Beuningen
Exhibitions Van Eyck tot Bruegel (1994)
BABEL - Oude meesters terug uit Japan / Old Masters Back from Japan (2018)
External exhibitions Collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Bruegel’s ‘The Tower of Babel’ and Great 16th Century Masters (2017)
Material Panel > Worked wood > Wood > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Oil > Paint > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique
Object Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

All about the maker

Jheronimus Bosch

Den Bosch circa 1450 - Den Bosch 1516

Jeroen Bosch was probably born around 1450 in Den Bosch as Jheronimus van Aken. When his fame as artist had spread throughout Europe, he adopted the name of the..