The Crucifixion with St Francis of Assisi

Related Artist: Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)


Courtauld Institute Gallery, London, United Kingdom

© The Courtauld (Samuel Courtauld Trust) The Crucifixion with St Francis of Assisi

Object details

Title

The Crucifixion with St Francis of Assisi

Technique and support

oil on panel

Dimensions

49.5 x 39.5 cm

Artist

Related artist

Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

Most recent published attribution

Van Dyck [Vey 2004]

Collection and provenance

Collection

Courtauld Institute Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Inv. no.

303

Provenance

(possibly) Joseph Sonsot (sale, Brussels, 20 July 1739: ‘Een Schets door Van Dyck, Christus aan ‘t Kruys, zynde het etge van het Stuk der Kapusyne van Dendermonde, h. 2 v. br 1 v. 3 d.’; Hoet 1752, I, p. 593, no. 58);
Princess of Liechtenstein, Vienna and Vaduz;
London art market, 1955;
Count Antoine Seilern, London;
bequest, 1978.

Literature

Literature

Liechtenstein 1780, no. 646;
Smith 1831, no. 111;
Guiffrey 1882, p. 247, under no. 105;
Cust 1900, p. 247, under no. 19;
Schaeffer 1909, p. 107;
Liechtenstein 1931, no. 102;
Glück 1931, p. 545, n. 242;
Vey 1956, p. 205, n. 32;
Vey 1959a, p. 16, n. 47;
Princes Gate 1969, p. 24, no. 303;
Princes Gate 1981, p. 16, no. 24, as Van Dyck;
Larsen 1988, no. 710;
Antwerp 1999, no. 12 a-b;
Antwerp/Amsterdam 1999-2000, pp. 228-9 (G. Luijten), as after Van Dyck;
Barnes et al. 2004, p. 266, no. III.27 (H. Vey), as Van Dyck.

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Uncradled

Guild marks

Castle and hands – one branding iron (top left hand corner, partially underneath paper)

Panel maker's mark

None visible

Wax seals

Red wax seal

Labels

1. “47. Anton van Dijck”
2. “# 47. Tableaux appertenent au Prince Regniant Joseph Wences: de Lichtenstein”
3. “Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd., London”

Inscriptions

“Anton Van Dyck” in black paint

Dendrochronology

Genus of wood

Oak

Number of planks

2

Plank no. 1

Tree rings: 74
Dated: undated
Felled:
Origin:

Plank no. 2

Tree rings: 50
Dated: undated
Felled:
Origin:

Planks of the same tree

-

Date of investigation

04 April 2017

Dendro report no.

LO009/2020

Author

Drs. Justin Davies

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