Diego Velázquez

The Needlewoman

Diego Velázquez - The Needlewoman


Catalogues raisonnés
López-Rey 605
Checa 49

Collection catalogues
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 308

Ann Dumas (ed.), Inspiring Impressionism, Denver-New Haven, 2007, fig. 99


In the artist's possession at his death, 1660
probably Pierre-Armand-Jean-Vincent-Hippolyte, Marquis de Gouvello de Keriaval (1782-1870), Château de Kerlévénant, Sarzeau, Morbihan, Brittany
Madame Christiane de Polès (died 1936), Paris
sold 5 July 1926 to Wildenstein and Co., Paris
consigned to M. Knoedler & Co., New York
by whom purchased 9 March 1927
purchased on same day by Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded 12 December 1934 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1937.1.81

Other works by Diego Velazquez

Diego Velazquez Christ on the Cross
Christ on the Cross

Diego Velázquez View of the Garden of the
View of the Garden of the "Villa Medici" in Rome

Diego Velazquez Infante Don Carlos
Infante Don Carlos
c. 1626

Diego Velazquez Don Pedro de Barberana y Aparregui
Don Pedro de Barberana y Aparregui
c. 1630

Diego Velázquez
The Needlewoman
c. 1640
74 x 60 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection