Follower of Jan Gossaert (Jean Gossart), 'The Magdalen'
Follower of Jan Gossaert (Jean Gossart)
Oil on oak, arch-topped, the frame being integral with the support, 29.3 x 22.1 cm, painted surface approximately 22.2 x 14.6 cm
The picture belonged to Thomas Henry Mack (1862–1943), a railway clerk, residing at 12 Irene Road, Parsons Green, London.1 He offered it to the Gallery on 2 December 1907 and it was purchased from him later that month for £30, out of the Lewis Fund.2
2. NG Archive, ‘Register of Pictures Offered’. Mr Mack offered another (British) painting on 3 June 1908 but it was declined on the same day.