Jheronimus Bosch 050



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Death and the Usurer.[1]

Alternate title(s):
Allegory of Avarice.
Death and the Miser.[2]
Death of the Miser.[3]


c. 1494-1516 (1488-1516)


oil on panel


92.6 × 30.8 cm (36.5 × 12.1 in)

Accession number


Object history

by c. 1826(1826): Private collection, England
by c. 1926(1926): art dealer, Highgate Village, London
by 1926(1926): Raven, Massy, and Lester (art dealer), London
by 1932(1932): Asscher and Walker (art dealer), London
by 1932 (?): Baron Joseph Van der Elst (1896-1971), Brussels
17 March 1951(1951-03-17): purchased by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Inventory number K-1848, New York City, from Baron Joseph Van der Elst, Brussels
1952(1952): acquired by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York City by exchange


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  1. ? Koldeweij, Vandenbroeck, and Vermet (2001; ISBN 0-8109-6735-9): p. 88.
  2. ? Death and the Miser (National Gallery of Art).
  3. ? Friedländer (1969): p. 91.


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