Joos van Cleve Attributed to
Portrait of a Cupbearer
73 cm x 57 cm
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Sold by the art dealer Arens, Brussels, on 28 July 1941 via the intervention of Maurice Lagrand to Kajetan Mühlmann for 25,563.92 Fl(orins); resold to A. Hitler for the Linz Collection for the sum of 34,000 RM; this collection was transferred to the salt mines of Alt-Aussee (Aussee no. 2244); recovered by the American Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives division in 1945 (Linz no. 1844); transferred to the Collection Point München (Munich no. 3494); returned to Belgium (Economic Recovery Service no. A.59); assigned in 1951 to the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.