Peter Paul Rubens

Old Woman and Boy with Candles



Peter Paul Rubens - Old Woman and Boy with Candles



Peter Paul Rubens
Old Woman and Boy with Candles
c. 1616-17
77 x 62.5 cm
Oil on panel
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Literature

Pennen over penselen, Den Haag; Zwolle, 2022, pp. 394-395


Provenance

In the possession of the artist, Antwerp, until 1640 (his posthumous inventory by Jan van Meurs, Antwerp 1640, nr. 125)
possibly in the collection of Rubens’s brother-in-law, Arnold Lundens, after 1640
possibly Muhlmann Collection, Riga, 1646
George Rogers, before 1801
Hastings Elwyn
his sale, London (Phillips), 23 May 1806 (Lugt 7101), nr. 27 (for 950 pounds to Delahante)
Alexis Delahante, London, 1806
sold by him to Charles Duncombe, created 1st Baron Feversham in 1826, Duncombe Park, Helmsley (for 2.000 pounds)
William Duncombe, 2nd Baron Feversham
William Ernest Duncombe, 3rd Baron and 1st Earl of Feversham
William Reginald Duncombe, Viscount Helmsley
Charles William Reginald Duncombe, 2nd Earl of Feversham
Charles William Slingsby Duncombe, 5th Baron Feversham of Duncombe Park and 3rd and last Earl of Feversham of Ryedale
sold by him to Francis Francis, Bird Cay, Bahama’s, 1947-1965 (on loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1948-1965)
sale London (Sotheby’s), 30 June 1965, nr. 15 (for 19,000 pounds to Agnew)
Thomas Agnew & Sons, London
sold to a private collector
by inheritance to ‘A Lady of Title’
sale, London (Sotheby’s), 7 July 2004, nr. 30
with Otto Naumann Ltd., New York
acquired with the support of the VriendenLoterij, the Friends of the Mauritshuis Foundation, the Mondriaan Foundation, the Rembrandt Association (supported by the Prince Bernhard Cultural Foundation) and the bequest of Ms A.A.W. Schröder, 2005
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External links

RKD 62554
Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 1150

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