Nicolaes Maes

The Eavesdropper



Nicolaes Maes - The Eavesdropper



Nicolaes Maes
The Eavesdropper
1655-56
72.5 x 52.1 cm
Oil on panel
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler III, Landau/Pfalz, 1986, nr. 1355
Krempel D13


Provenance

1862, the widow Mrs. van Griensven-Berntz (died by 1862)
25 April 1862, Griensven-Berntz sale, Nijhoff, The Hague, nr. 19
Étienne Le Roy (born 1808 - died 1878), Brussels
1880, Paul Pavlovich Demidoff, 2nd Prince of San Donato (born 1839 - died 1885), Florence
15 March - 10 April 1880, Demidoff sale, San Donato Palace, nr. 1060, to Stanton Blake (born 1837 - died 1889), Boston
1889, purchased under the will of Stanton Blake by the MFA, accession date 24 December 1889

External links

Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 89.504

Other works by Nicolaes Maes


Nicolaes Maes Portrait of a Small Boy
Portrait of a Small Boy

Nicolaes Maes Sleeping Maid with Apples in her Lap next to a Cradle
Sleeping Maid with Apples in her Lap next to a Cradle
1655

Nicolaes Maes An Eavesdropper with a Woman Scolding
An Eavesdropper with a Woman Scolding
1655

Nicolaes Maes Portrait of a young Woman
Portrait of a young Woman
1665

Nicolaes Maes Child eating porridge near a cradle
Child eating porridge near a cradle
c. 1655