Follower of Nicolas Poussin

The Holy Family on the Steps



Follower of Nicolas Poussin - The Holy Family on the Steps

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 413 (as Poussin)
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 84


Provenance

Possibly Jacques Amelot du Quillou, marquis de Mauregard (1602-1688, later marquis de Gournay), by c. 1668
possibly Henri de Guénégaud de Fresne, marquis de Plancy et de Guercheville, comte de Montbrison (1609-1676)
possibly marquis de Lassay
his sale, Joullain fils, Paris, 22 May 1775, nr. 43
George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 2nd duke of Sutherland (1786-1861), Stafford House, London
by inheritance to his son, George Granville William Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 3rd duke of Sutherland (1828-1892), Stafford House
Cromartie Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 4th duke of Sutherland (1851-1913), Stafford House
his estate sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 11 July 1913, nr. 34
with Thos. Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London
sold 14 July 1913 to the Dowager Duchess Sutherland (presumably the 4th Duke's widow)
Trustees of the 4th duke of Sutherland
sold 7 January 1948 to Thos. Agnew and Sons, Ltd., London
sold 5 May 1949 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1952 to NGA


External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1952.5.49

Other works by Nicolas Poussin


Nicolas Poussin Landscape with Saint John on Patmos
Landscape with Saint John on Patmos
1640

Follower of Nicolas Poussin Nymphs Feeding the Child Jupiter
Nymphs Feeding the Child Jupiter
c. 1650

Nicolas Poussin The Assumption of the Virgin
The Assumption of the Virgin
c. 1630/32

Nicolas Poussin The Baptism of Christ
The Baptism of Christ
1641/42

Follower of Nicolas Poussin
The Holy Family on the Steps
1648
68.7 x 97.8 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Samuel H. Kress Collection