Pieter II Bruegel Or workshop of
Fair with Play and Procession
111 cm x 162 cm
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Sold by the art dealer and restorer Jef Van der Veken, Brussels, on 3 May 1941 to Andreas Hofer for the sum of 22,000 RM. (A. Hofer was curator and purchaser for the art collection of Hermann Göring.) The Göring collection was transferred from Carinhall to Berchtesgaden in 1945; recovered by the American Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives division at Berchtesgaden in 1945 (Berchtesgaden no. 305); transferred to the Collection Point München (Munich no. 5350); returned to Belgium (Economic Recovery Service no. A.80); assigned in 1960 to the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.