The Crucifixion

Related Artist: Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)


Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

© Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Bruxelles / photo : Photo d'art Speltdoorn & Fils, Bruxelles The Crucifixion

Object details

Title

The Crucifixion

Technique and support

Oil on panel

Dimensions

49.5 x 43.0 cm

Artist

Related artist

Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Most recent published attribution

Van Dyck [always]

Collection and provenance

Collection

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

Inv. no.

3014

Provenance

possibly, Charles-Alexandre de Calonne, Paris, his sale, London, 23-8 March 1795, day 4 (5): ‘Van Dyck, The Crucifixion, a very fine sketch, designed for the great Altar Piece, at Ghent’;
possibly, Mr Bryan, his sale, London, 17-19 May 1798, day 3 (5): ‘A very capital sketch. From the collection of M. de Calonne’;
purchased by the museum from A. W. Thibaudeau, London, 1886.

Literature

Literature

Antwerp 1899, no. 18;
Rooses 1900, p. 38;
Schaeffer 1909, p. 109;
Glück 1931, p. 246;
Genoa 1955, no. 82;
Vey 1956, pp. 176-80;
Vey 1959a, pp. 4-7;
Antwerp/Rotterdam 1960, no. 126;
Brussels 1965, no. 54;
Larsen 1988, II, no. 713;
Barnes et al. 2004, p. 263, no. III.23 (H. Vey).

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Uncradled

Guild marks

Castle and hands - one branding iron

Panel maker's mark
Labels

Museum label

Dendrochronology

Genus of wood

Oak

Number of planks

2

Plank no. 1

Tree rings: 98
Dated: AD 1508-1605
Felled: After AD 1621
Origin: Northern Continental Europe

Plank no. 2

Tree rings: 92
Dated: AD 1504-1595
Felled: After 1605
Origin: Poland/Baltic States

Planks of the same tree

-

Date of investigation

16 February 2016

Dendro report no.

Dendro.dk Report 30 (A. Daly)

Remarks

Remark

Relates to the Crucifixion of Christ Between the Two Thieves (III. 22)

Author

Drs. Justin Davies

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