Peter Paul Rubens

Deborah Kip, wife of Sir Balthasar Berbier, and her children



Peter Paul Rubens - Deborah Kip, wife of Sir Balthasar Berbier, and her children



Peter Paul Rubens
Deborah Kip, wife of Sir Balthasar Berbier, and her children
1629-30
165.8 x 177.8 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Fund


Literature

Collection catalogues
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 323


Provenance

Possibly Hélène Fourment (1614-1673), widow of the artist, Antwerp, by 1646
possibly John Robartes, 1st earl of Radnor (1606-1685), Lord Privy Seal to Charles II, London
possibly by inheritance to his son, Charles Bodville Robartes, 2nd earl of Radnor (1660-1723), London
his sale, at his residence, London, 22-29 April 1724, nr. 86, as by Van Dyck
Thomas Scawen, London
his sale, at his residence, London, 25-28 January 1743, nr. 49, bought in, possibly by Mr. Borroughs, a relative of Thomas Scawen
"A Gent of the Law"
Sampson Gideon, Esq. [1699-1762], Belvedere, Erith, Kent, before 1755
by inheritance to his son, Sir Sampson Gideon (assumed surname Eardley in 1789), 1st and last baron Spalding (1745-1824), Belvedere
by inheritance to his daughter, Charlotte-Elizabeth, and her husband, Sir Culling Smith, 2nd bt. (1768-1829), Belvedere
by inheritance to their son, Sir Culling Eardley Smith, 3rd bt. (later Sir Culling Eardley Eardley, 1805-1863), Belvedere, and Bedwell Park, near Hatfield, Hertfordshire
his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 30 June 1860, no. 21, bought in
by inheritance to his daughters, Frances Selena Eardley (Mrs. Culling Hanbury), Bedwell Park, and Isabella Maria Eardley (Mrs. William Henry Freemantle, died 1901)
by inheritance, by 1927, to Colonel Francis E. Fremantle and Edward V.E. Fremantle, Esq.
purchased 5 August 1971 through Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London by NGA


Other works by Peter Paul Rubens


Peter Paul Rubens The Holy Family with Saints Elizabeth and John the Baptist
The Holy Family with Saints Elizabeth and John the Baptist
c. 1615

Peter Paul Rubens Atalante and Hippomenes
Atalante and Hippomenes

Peter Paul Rubens The Vision of St Ildefonso
The Vision of St Ildefonso

Peter Paul Rubens Head of an Old Man with Curly Beard
Head of an Old Man with Curly Beard
c. 1609

Peter Paul Rubens The Triumph of Juliers
The Triumph of Juliers