Nicolas Poussin

Rape of the Sabine Women



Nicolas Poussin - Rape of the Sabine Women

Literature

Koenraad Jonckheere, The Auction of King William's Paintings 1713, Amsterdam; Philadelphia, 2008, fig. 64


Provenance

Maréchal Charles I de Créquy, Paris, from about 1633/34 (when he was ambassador to Rome)–died 1638
Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu, Paris, until died 1642
his estate, 1642–50
his estate sale, Paris, 7 January – 8 February 1650, nr. 1002 bis, sold to Aiguillon
his niece, Marie Wignerod de Pontcourlay, duchesse d'Aiguillon, le Petit Luxembourg, Paris, 1650–died 1675
sold by her heirs to de la Ravoye
Jean Néret de La Ravoye (or Ravoir), Paris, by 1685
Bénigne de Ragois de Bretonvilliers, Paris, by 1698–died 1700
Jaques Meijers, Rotterdam, by 1714–22
his sale, Rotterdam, 9 September 1722, nr. 233, as by a capable follower of Poussin
Henry Hoare, Stourhead, Bath, Wilts., by 1762–died 1785
the Hoare family, Stourhead, 1785–1857
by descent to Sir Henry Ainslie Hoare, Stourhead, 1857–83
his sale, Christie's, London, 2 June 1883, nr. 63, to Lesser
with Lesser, London, 1883
Sir Francis Cook, Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey, 1883–died 1901
his son, Sir Frederick Cook, Doughty House, 1901–died 1920
his son, Sir Herbert Cook, Doughty House, 1920–died 1939
his son, Sir Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook, 1939–46
with Pinakos, Inc. (Rudolf J. Heinemann), and Knoedler, New York, 1946, sold to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 46.160

Other works by Nicolas Poussin


Nicolas Poussin Holy Family with John the Baptist and St. Elizabeth
Holy Family with John the Baptist and St. Elizabeth
1644/55

Nicolas Poussin Landscape with Burial of Phocion
Landscape with Burial of Phocion

Nicolas Poussin Passage Through the Red Sea
Passage Through the Red Sea
in or before 1634

Nicolas Poussin Nymph, Satyr, Faun and Cupids
Nymph, Satyr, Faun and Cupids

Nicolas Poussin
Rape of the Sabine Women
probably 1633–34
154 x 206 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1946