Cavalier on a Horse Executing a Levade

Related Artist: Jacques Jordaens (1593 - 1678)

Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA, United States of America

Object details


Cavalier on a Horse Executing a Levade

Technique and support

oil on panel


73.6 x 60 cm (reduced on both sides)


Related artist

Jacques Jordaens (1593 - 1678)

Most recent published attribution

Jordaens [always]

Collection and provenance


Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA, United States of America

Inv. no.



Nicholas II, Czar of Russia, Pavlovsk Palace near Saint Petersburg;
Soviet Government, Leningrad;
sale, Leningrad Museums and Palaces, Lepke, Berlin, 6 November 1928 (378);
acquired there by Dr. C.J.K. van Aalst, Hoevelaken, The Netherlands, 1928;
sale, Trustees of the Cook Collection, Christie’s, London, 25 November 1966 (88);
with David M. Koetser Gallery, Zürich, 1966;
purchased from David M. Koetser Gallery, Zürich, 1969 by the museum.



Van Puyvelde 1953, p. 205, as Jordaens;
d’Hulst 1956a, p. 342, under no.52;
d’Hulst 1956b, p. 250;
Ottawa 1968-69, p. 124, no. 89;
Jaffé 1969b, p. 14, no.89;
Robinson 1970, pp. 1-4;
Art Quarterly 1970, pp. 457, 459;
Apollo 1970, p. 493;
SMFA Handbook 1973, p. 45;
d’Hulst 1974, I, p. 185, under no. A86;
SMFA Handbook 1979, p. 79, no. 172;
Nelson 1980, pp. 101, 368 n. 46;
Springfield / Louisville 1981-2, no. 69;
d’Hulst 1982, pp. 217, 230;
Liedkte 1989, pp. 270-271, no. 143;
Antwerp 1993, pp. 200-1, no. A62 (R-A. d’Hulst);
Davies 1993, pp. 60-5;
Nelson 1998, pp. 131-132, no.46, p. 298.

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Inset into a modern wooden backing


Exhibition label

Date of investigation

04 May 2019

Dendro report no.




The painting has been given a full modern wooden backing, and was encapsulated on all four sides with a frame, making the original reverse inaccessible and dendrochronology on the borders impossible.


Dr. MBA Joost Vander Auwera

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