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 Landscape with Watering Place: Effect of Sunrise
Landscape with Watering Place: Effect of Sunrise
c. 1638

Peter Paul Rubens The Concert of the Gods
The Concert of the Gods
c. 1622

Peter Paul Rubens Philopoemen, General of Achéens, Admitted by His Guests to Mégare
Philopoemen, General of Achéens, Admitted by His Guests to Mégare
c. 1609

Peter Paul Rubens The Last Judgement
The Last Judgement
1616

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