Abraham Janssens

Philemon and Baucis Entertaining Jupiter and Mercury



Abraham Janssens - Philemon and Baucis Entertaining Jupiter and Mercury



Abraham Janssens
Philemon and Baucis Entertaining Jupiter and Mercury
c. 1610
154 x 231.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesly
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur K. Solomon



Provenance

Possibly widow of the painter (died 1644)
possibly Floris van den Avijn, Antwerp
possibly Jesuit Church, ANtwerp
possibly dealer Liriol, Brussels, in 1779
Joseph Bonaparte (1768-1844), Bordentown, New Jersey
William Brett (born 1845), London
sale Christie's, London 25 June 1948, nr. 137 (as Caravaggio)
with David Koetzer, New York
with Julius Weitzner, New York
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur K. Solomon, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1954
gift to Wellesly College
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External links

RKD 190560

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