Peter Paul Rubens

Venus and Adonis



Peter Paul Rubens - Venus and Adonis

Literature

Lyckle de Vries, Stories in gilded frames, Amsterdam, 2016, fig. I


Provenance

Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria, Munich (until 1706)
seized by Emperor Joseph I and presented to Churchill, 1706
John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire (1706–died 1722)
the Dukes of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace (1722–1883)
George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace (1883–died 1892)
his sale, Christie's, London, 24 and 26 July 1886, nr. 75, bought in by Agnew for Marlborough
his widow, Lilian Warren, Dowager Duchess of Marlborough, later Lady William Leslie de la Poer Beresford (1892–died 1909)
Colonel Oliver Payne, New York (1909–died 1917)
his nephew, Harry Payne Bingham (1917–37, on loan to MMA, 1920–37)

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 37.162

Other works by Peter Paul Rubens


Peter Paul Rubens and Jan Brueghel the Younger Landscape with Pan and Syrinx
Landscape with Pan and Syrinx

Peter Paul Rubens Charlotte-Marguerite de Montmorency, Princess of Condé
Charlotte-Marguerite de Montmorency, Princess of Condé
c. 1610

Peter Paul Rubens The Massacre of the Innocents
The Massacre of the Innocents
1636/38

Peter Paul Rubens The Marriage by Proxy (5. October 1600)
The Marriage by Proxy (5. October 1600)
1622

Peter Paul Rubens
Venus and Adonis
c. 1630-35
197.5 x 242.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York