Painting in Collection of Kansas City Museum Authenticated as Work of Hieronymus Bosch

February 1st, 2016

The Temptation of St. Anthony
, a work held in the collection of a Kansas City museum, and long attributed to the followers of Hieronymus Bosch, has been authenticated as a work of Dutch master himself after analysis in the Netherlands.  “It’s the same painting, and all of a sudden you see it with more affection,” says Julián Zugazagoitia, director and CEO of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, which owns the work. “It’s like your child who just won the Nobel Prize. You love your child just as much, but you’re bragging more about it to your cousins and friends.”

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