Diego Velázquez

The Needlewoman



Diego Velázquez - The Needlewoman



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


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
López-Rey 605
Checa 49

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

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


Provenance

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

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