Various full screen shots of 15th and 16th century Flemish portraits and religious paintings exhibited at the Orangerie Palace, Paris.
Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
LS People queueing outside the Orangerie Palace, Paris to see the Flemish painting exhibition called "Les Primitifs Flamands". CU Sign with name of exhibition, pan down to queue. LS Queue stretching back into the Place de la Concorde. LS A group of visitors to the gallery stand around one of the paintings. (2 shots). CU Detail of "Pieta" (1520) by Quentin Metsys, to full screen. CU Hand of Christ in "Christ Blessing" (1513) also by Quentin Metsys, pan up to Christ's face. CU "Chanoine Carondelet" (1540) by Gossaert, full screen. MS "Girl with a dead bird" (about 1540) by an unknown painter. CU "Virgin amongst other virgins" (1509) by Gerard David for the Convent of Carmelites of Bruges, pan across painting. CU "The Last Supper" (?) by Thierry Bouts (around 1464-1468). CU Pan down "The birth of Christ" by Roger van der Weyden. CU Details of "Pieta", by Roger Van der Weyden. CU Picture of "Antoine, Grand Batard de Bourgogne" (1460) by Roger Van der Weyden. CU Reversible painting, possibly "Florent Froimont" (1450) by Roger Van der Weyden. CU Hands of same. CU "Christ crowned with Thorns" (1540) by Albert Bouts. CU "The Virgin with the Child" by Metsys. CU "The Banker and his Wife", by Quentin Metsys.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 18/6/47. Alternative spelling for search purposes: Metsys / Matys, Gossaert / Gossert.