Louis Le Nain

Landscape with Peasants



Louis Le Nain - Landscape with Peasants

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 421
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 70


Provenance

Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), London
his estate sale by private contract, Schomberg House, London, 30 March 1789 and days following, nr. 10
George Hibbert (1757-1837), London
joint sale with Sir Simon H. Clarke, Christie's, London, 14 May 1802, nr. 33, bought in
George Hibbert (1757-1837), London
his sale, Christie's, London, 13 June 1829, nr. 36
Rev. Thomas Frognall Dibdin (died 1847), sold December 1829 to Neeld
Joseph Neeld (died 1856), Grittleton House, near Chippenham, Wiltshire
by inheritance to his brother, Sir John Neeld, 1st bt. (1805-1891), Grittleton House
by inheritance to his son, Sir Algernon William Neeld, 2nd bt. (1846-1900), Grittleton House
by inheritance to his brother, Sir Audley Dallas Neeld, 3rd bt. (1849-1941), Grittleton House
by inheritance to Joseph Neeld's descendant through an illegitimate daughter, Lionel William (Inigo-Jones) Neeld (died 1956), Grittleton House
his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 9 June 1944, nr. 18, purchased by Koetser or Rocker
with Wildenstein & Co., Paris, New York, and London, sold December 1944 to Kress
Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1946 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1946.7.11

Other works by Louis Le Nain


Louis Le Nain The Forge
The Forge
c. 1650

Louis Le Nain The Cart
The Cart
1641

Louis Le Nain Peasant Interior
Peasant Interior
c. 1645

Louis le Nain A Visit to Grandmother
A Visit to Grandmother
1640s

Louis Le Nain
Landscape with Peasants
c. 1640
46.5 x 57 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection