Hieronymus Bosch 050



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Death and the Miser.

Alternate title(s):
Allegory of Avarice.
Death and the Usurer.


c. 1494 or later (1490-1500)


oil on panel


92.6 × 30.8 cm (36.5 × 12.1 in)

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Object history

by circa 1826(1826): Private collection, England
by circa 1926(1926): art dealer, Highgate Village, London
by 1926(1926): Raven, Massy, and Lester (art dealers), London
by 1932(1932): Asscher and Walker (art dealers), London
by 1932 (?): Baron Joseph Van der Elst (1896-1971), Brussels
17 March 1951(1951-03-17): purchased by Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York at Baron Joseph Van der Elst, Brussels
1952(1952): ceded to National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., by exchange


The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH.

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Public domain The work of art depicted in this image and the reproduction thereof are in the public domain worldwide. The reproduction is part of a collection of reproductions compiled by The Yorck Project. The compilation copyright is held by Zenodot Verlagsgesellschaft mbH and licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.


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