Archival Research

Van Dyck


‘St Peter and St Paul’ in the inventory of Margareta de la Flie (1655)

Abstract

The panel paintings ‘St Peter and St Paul by Van Dyck’ were mentioned in the inventory of decease (1655) of Margareta De la Flie, widow of Martinus De Bisthoven.

Place and date
Antwerp, 1655

Archival reference
Felixarchief / Antwerp City Archives, N # 1325, f° 2-12v

Transcription
Felixarchief / Antwerp City Archives, Notaris Cornelis Doppegieter (1655), N # 1325, f° 2-12v

Transcribed by Ingrid Moortgat

Published by:

  • Duverger, Erik. Antwerpse kunstinventarissen uit de zeventiende eeuw. Brussel : Koninklijke Academie voor Wetenschappen, Letteren en Schone Kunsten van België, 1984-2009, vol. 7, p 97.

Extract published by:

  • Van Den Branden, Frans Jos. “Verzameling van schilderijen te Antwerpen.” In Antwerpsch Archievenblad, dl. 21, p 397.
  • Denucé, Jan. De Antwerpsche “konstkamers” : inventarissen van kunstverzamelingen te Antwerpen in de 16e en 17e eeuwen. Antwerpen: De Sikkel, 1932, p 172-173.

Panel Painting mentioned in:

  • Barnes, Susan J., Nora De Poorter, Oliver Millar and Horst Vey. Van Dyck. A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings. New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004, p 71.
  • As reference in the provenance of the panel paintings “Christ and the Twelve Apostles”.

How to cite: Moortgat, Ingrid. “’St Peter and St Paul’ in the inventory of Margareta de la Flie.” In Jordaens Van Dyck Panel Paintings Project. Edited by Joost Vander Auwera and Justin Davies.
jordaensvandyck.org/archive/st-peter-and-st-paul-in-the-inventory-of-margareta-de-la-flie/ (accessed 1 December 2022)

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Folio 2r

Inventaris

van de meubele goederen bevonden in den sterffhuijse van Jouff[rouwe]
Margareta De la Flie, weduwe ende geinstitueerde erfgenaeme
wijlen Martinus De Bisthoven, soo hier naer volght


After this very short introduction the notary lists the goods found in the home of the deceased.

Inventory of the goods of Margareta De la Flie, widow of Martinus De Bisthoven


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The paintings were found in ‘the big room’ (‘in de groote camer’) of the deceased.


twee contrefeytsels te weten Ste Peeter ende Ste Pauwels
geschildert van Van Dyck


 

two portraits (models) of St Peter and St Paul
painted by Van Dyck