• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 2840

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    13 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 92

    Jacob Andries Beschey (Antwerp 1710-1786)

    Maria Magdalene washing the feet of Christ

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jacob Andries Beschey (Antwerp 1710-1786)
    Maria Magdalene washing the feet of Christ
    signed and dated 'J. Bescheij. 1735' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    42.6 x 51.9 cm.


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    The picture copies a composition by Rubens in the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, in reverse, which is known through a print by Michel Natalis.

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    Provenance

    Schloss Dahlen, 1945.
    Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Schloss Pillnitz, Dresden, 1996, inv. S 257.
    Restituted in 1996 to the family of the present owners.