Jan Steen

Prayer before a Meal



Jan Steen - Prayer before a Meal

Provenance

Harriet, Lady Wantage (1837-1920), wife of Robert James Lindsay, subsequently Loyd-Lindsay, 1st Lord Wantage, V.C., K.C.B. (1832-1901), Lockinge House, Berkshire
A. von Keller
sale Frankfurt-am-Main, 17 May 1904, nr. 83 (according to Hofstede de Groot)
Sir George Donaldson (1845-1925), London
André de Ridder, Cronberg (1868-1921)
his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2 June 1924, nr. 70 (bought by Lugt)
private collection, Switzerland, by 1942
with Leonard Koetser, London, where acquired by the present owner in 1964
sale Christie's, London, Property from a Family Collection, 5 July 2018, nr. 5

Other works by Jan Steen


Jan Steen The Tooth-Puller
The Tooth-Puller
1651

Jan Steen The Sick Girl
The Sick Girl
1660

Jan Steen A village fair with a quack
A village fair with a quack

Jan Steen The Doctor
The Doctor
c. 1665

Jan Steen
Prayer before a Meal
46 x 57.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right: JSteen ('JS' linked)
Sale Christie's, London, 5 July 2018