Rinaldo and Armida

Related Artist: Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)


National Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Object details

Title

Rinaldo and Armida

Technique and support

Oil on panel

Dimensions

57.3 x 41.5 cm

Artist

Related artist

Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Most recent published attribution

Van Dyck [always]

Collection and provenance

Collection

National Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Inv. no.

877.2

Provenance

Jan-Baptista Anthoine (d. 1691), Antwerp (posthumous inventory, 1691, no. 59);
Jan Egidius Peeters, Antwerp (d. 1786);
his daughter Marie-Louise and her husband, Baron Henri-Joseph Stier d’Aertselaer, Antwerp/Riversdale, Maryland;
(their?) sale, Antwerp, 27 August 1817 (14);
Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), London;
with S. & A. Woodburn, London;
Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850), London, 1837;
acquired 1871.

Literature

Literature

Cust 1900, p. 251, under no. 95, as Van Dyck;
Glück 1931, p. 558, n. 363;
Vey 1956, p. 205, n. 32;
Van Gelder 1959, p. 59;
National Gallery London 1970, pp. 37-41;
Brown 1982, p. 128;
Larsen 1988, II, no. 744;
Van Dyck 350, 1994, p. 191 (A. Balis);
National Gallery London 1999, pp. 67-9 (A. Roy);
Duverger, Kunstinventarissen, vol. 12, p. 91;
Barnes et al. 2004, pp. 297-8, no. III. 63 (H. Vey).

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Uncradled

Guild marks

Castle and hands - one branding iron

Panel maker's mark
Wax seals

Jan Baptista Anthoine

Dendrochronology

Genus of wood

Oak

Number of planks

2

Plank no. 1

Tree rings: 80
Dated: AD 1481 – 1560
Felled: After AD 1570 (terminus post quem)
Origin: coastal western mainland of Europe (Low countries/ north-eastern France)

Plank no. 2

Tree rings: 144
Dated: AD 1463 – 1606
Felled: After AD 1616 (terminus post quem)
Origin: Poland/Baltic states

Planks of the same tree

1. and plank 1 from Anthony Van Dyck, Mars going to War, Church Gallery, Oxford, UK (UK013/2018),1. and plank 1 from related to Anthony Van Dyck, Adoration of the Shepherds, private, UK (LO022/2019): after AD 1614 (terminus post quem); 2. and plank 2 from Anthony Van Dyck, Mars going to War, Church Gallery, Oxford, UK (UK013/2018),2. and plank 2 from related to Anthony Van Dyck, Adoration of the Shepherds, private, UK (LO022/2019)

Date of investigation

06 November 2018

Dendro report no.

LO030/2019

Author

Drs. Justin Davies

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