Joachim Wtewael

The Golden Age

Joachim Wtewael - The Golden Age

Joachim Wtewael
The Golden Age
22.5 x 30.5 cm
Oil on copper
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Purchase, The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection, Edward J. Gallagher Jr. Bequest; Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; special funds; and Gift of George Blumenthal, Bequest of Lillian S. Timken, The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Spear Jr., Gift of Mrs. William M. Haupt, from the collection of Mrs. James B. Haggin, special funds, gifts, and bequests, by exchange, 1993


Collection catalogues
Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 224

Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 58


?Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II, Prague, until died 1612
?his brother, Holy Roman Emperor, Matthias, Vienna, 1612–died 1619
?monsieur Borely, palais Borely, Marseille, until 1855
probably by descent to his grandson, marquis de Panisse-Passis, Paris, until 1988
sale, Palais des Congrès, Versailles, 5 June 1988, to Hazlitt
with Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London, 1988, sold to Agnew
with Agnew, London, 1988, sold to Ortiz Patiño
Jaime Ortiz Patiño, London (1988–93)
sold through Newhouse to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1993.333

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Joachim Wtewael The Evangelist Saint Mark
The Evangelist Saint Mark
1610 - 1615

Joachim Wtewael The Deluge
The Deluge
ca. 1590-92

Joachim Wtewael Banquet of the Gods
Banquet of the Gods
ca. 1605

Joachim Wtewael Adoration of the Shepherds
Adoration of the Shepherds

Joachim Wtewael Kitchen Scene with the Parable of the Great Supper
Kitchen Scene with the Parable of the Great Supper