New Memling discovered

A previously unknown panel by Hans Memling (ca. 1435-1494) has recently been discovered in a private collection on the East Coast of the United States. Yours truly had the opportunity to examine the panel and to verify the suggested attribution in New York at the beginning of November 2012. The spectacular discovery will be auctioned at Sotheby's in New York at the end of January 2013.
Hans Memling, Christ Blessing
Hans Memling, Christ Blessing - Sotheby's
"Gold is the symbol for the divine nature of heaven and is bordered by dark clouds in the work, which were painted in a very distinctive manner."
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