Peter Paul Rubens

The meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek



Peter Paul Rubens - The meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek



Peter Paul Rubens
The meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek
c. 1625
66 x 82.5 cm
Oil on wood
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Gift of Syma Busiel


Literature

Collection catalogues
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 319


Provenance

Possibly Palacio Nuevo, Madrid
possibly Jean de Jullienne (born 1686), Paris, by 1753
his estate sale, Paris, 30 March-22 May 1767, nr. 98
J.B. Horion, Brussels
his sale, Brussels, 1 September 1788 and days following, nr. 20
probably with G.J. de Loose, Brussels
Lady Stuart, by 1830
her estate sale, Christie's, London, 15 May 1841, nr. 73
with Charles J. Niewenhuys, Brussels and London
Sir Thomas Baring, 2nd bt. (1772-1848), London
his sale, Christie & Manson, London, 3 June 1848, nr. 121
purchased by Charles J. Niewenhuys, Brussels and London for Sir Thomas' son, Thomas Baring (1799-1873)
by bequest to his nephew and heir, Thomas George Baring, 1st earl of Northbrook (1826-1904)
by inheritance to his son, Francis George Baring, 2nd earl of Northbrook (1850-1929)
sold September 1929 to P. & D. Colnaghi, London
sold 1936 to Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Stoye, Oxford
sale, Sotheby's, London, 2 July 1958, nr. 44
purchased by Carstairs Gallery, New York for NGA with funds provided by Syma Busiel

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1958.4.1

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