Jan Ekels the Younger

Conversation Piece (The Sense of Smell)



Jan Ekels the Younger - Conversation Piece (The Sense of Smell)

Literature

Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 44


Provenance

with Dr. Benedict & Co., Berlin, until 1928
C. Waltfried, 1928
his sale, Jacob Hecht, Berlin, 13 November 1928, nr. 386a
?private collection, Brumfield, Nottingham
sale, Christie's, London, 17 July 1964, nr. 209, to Houthakker
with Bernard Houthakker, Amsterdam, from 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Bertram L. Podell, New York, until 1981

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1981.239

Other works by Jan Ekels the Younger


Jan Ekels the Younger Portrait of Egbert van Drielst, Painter
Portrait of Egbert van Drielst, Painter

Jan Ekels the Younger A young artist drawing in his studio
A young artist drawing in his studio
c. 1783/84

Jan Ekels the Younger A farmer smoking his pipe
A farmer smoking his pipe
1787

Jan Ekels the Younger A young man trimming his pen
A young man trimming his pen
1784

Jan Ekels the Younger
Conversation Piece (The Sense of Smell)
c. 1791
65.7 x 59.7 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right, on dado: I.EKELS. F/Aº 17[?][1?]—
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bertram L. Podell, 1981