St Anthony; The Temptation of St Anthony

Master of the Kerkprediking

c. 1530

Location : Brussels - Belgium - Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts (Royal Museum of Fine Arts)

The Master of the Kerkpredeking worked in Leiden between 1530 and 1535

Formerly attributed to to Lucas and/of Aertgen van Leyden

History: Purchased at auction Edouard Fétis, Brussels Gallery J. And A. Le Roy, November 8/12, 1909 Cat. 112. Donated by he Society Friends of the Royal Museums.

Note:The painting is trimmed on all sides. False Monogram and date L 1511 bottom left. Fragment of a larger panel. Presumably derived from the same ensemble as ‘The Calling of Saint Anthony’ in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (no. A 1691) and the ’Mansportret’ in the collection Thijssen-Borzemina in Lugano, no. 164.


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Oil on panel

Size in cm:

66,5 x 71

Image source:

From website ‘’. Also in ‘ – Lucas van Leyden – The Temptation of St. Anthony – WGA 12935’ and ‘RKD’

Unverferth category:

114 - Fig. 112