Jean Charles de Cordes (1577-1641)

Related Artist: Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)


Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

Object details

Title

Jean Charles de Cordes (1577-1641)

Technique and support

Oil on panel

Dimensions

72.4 x 57.0 cm

Artist

Related artist

Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Most recent published attribution

Rubens or Van Dyck [Royal Łazienki Museum 2016]

Collection and provenance

Collection

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

Inv. no.

2618

Provenance

The Widow Roose, sale, 8 May 1798 (7), as Rubens;
probably purchased by the family;
by inheritance to the Beauffort family;
purchased by the Museum from the heirs of Amédée de Beaufortt, 1874.

Literature

Literature

Rooses 1886-1892, IV, no. 908, as Rubens;
Von Bode 1889, p. 46, as Van Dyck;
Rosenberg 1906, pp. 150-1, as Rubens;
Glück 1931, pp. xxxiii, 84-5, 528, as Van Dyck;
Lambotte 1935, pp. 231-2;
Dimier 1937, pp. 180-1, as Rubens;
Glück 1940, p. 173, n. 3, as Van Dyck;
Evers 1943, p. 356, as Rubens;
Amsterdam/Rotterdam 1946, no. 66;
Brussels 1953, no. 44;
London 1953-4, no. 201;
Genoa 1955, no. 7, as Van Dyck;
Brussels 1961, no. 101;
Van Puyvelde 1955, pp. 44-6, as Rubens;
Pauwels 1984, p. 254, as Rubens (or Van Dyck);
Larsen 1988, II, no. A4, as Rubens;
Barnes et al. 2004, p. 18 (N. De Poorter), as not by Van Dyck;
Brussels 2007, pp. 138, 140-1, no. 34 (N. De Poorter), as Rubens or Van Dyck;
Royal Łazienki 2016, pp. 177-80, as Rubens or Van Dyck.

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Uncradled

Guild marks

None visible

Panel maker's mark

None visible

Labels

Museum and exhibition labels

Inscriptions

1. The arms of the Roose family
2. inscription ‘Jean Charles de Cordes escuier Seigneur de Wichelen Cescamp GC’
3. Museum inscription

Dendrochronology

Genus of wood

Oak

Number of planks

3

Plank no. 1

Tree rings: 77
Dated: undated
Felled: -
Origin: -

Plank no. 2

Tree rings: 212
Dated: AD 1389 – 1600
Felled: After AD 1609 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/ Baltic states

Plank no. 3

Tree rings: 125
Dated: undated
Felled: -
Origin: -

Planks of the same tree

2. and plank 1 fromPeter Paul Rubens or Anthony Van Dyck, Jacqueline de Castres, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels (BR006/2020)

Date of investigation

05 May 2017

Dendro report no.

BR007/2020

Author

Drs. Justin Davies

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