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The Virgin and Child: central panel of a triptych
Simon Marmion

Simon Marmion was a Flemish artist who was born in 1425.Simon Marmion has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the The Metropolitan Museum of Art and at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. Several works by the artist have been sold at auction, including 'FEMALE DONOR WITH SAINT ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY: THE RIGHT WING OF A TRIPTYCH' sold at Sotheby's New York 'Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture' in 2010 for $266,500. There have been Several articles about Simon Marmion, including 'Art Review; Accessing Outernet: Medieval Software' written by Holland Cotter for New York Times in 1997. The artist died in 1489.

Jacques Seligmann; sale, Paris, 11 March 1914, lot 367, with the right wing, lot 368.\r\n Baron Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, Schloss Rohoncz, Lugano by 1930 and by descent in the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 22 May 1992, lot 64.\r\n Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 28 January 2000, lot 9.\r\n

Simon Marmion