Francisco de Zurbarán and Workshop
Saint Jerome with Saint Paula and Saint Eustochium
oil on fabric
245.7 x 173.5 cm (96 3/4 x 68 5/16 in)
Frank Hall Standish [1799-1840], Seville;  bequeathed to King Louis Philippe of France [1773-1850]; by descent to his heirs; (sale, Catalogue des tableaux formant la célèbre collection Standish léguée à S.M. feu le roi Louis Philippe par Mr. Frank Hall Standish, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 27-28 May 1853, no. 112, as "Légende de Saint Dominique"); to Alphonse Oudry (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16-17 April 1869, no. 157, as "Evêque instruisant deux religieuses");  (Oudry sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 10 April 1876, no. 60, as "Evêque instruisant deux saintes religieuses"). Maximo Scioletti [d. 1951], Paris; purchased 1951 by (M. Knoedler & Co., New York_ owned jointly with (Pinakos [Rudolf Heinemann); sold February 1952 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;  gift to NGA 1952.  Standish bequeathed his important collection of Spanish pictures and drawings to Louis-Philippe, who added them to the Galerie Espagnole of the Louvre, where they were displayed until 1848.  Because the painting was offered again by the same vendor in 1876, it might have been bought in at the 1869 sale.  Knoedler stock book no. 10, p. 64, no. A4706 and sales book no. 16, p. 383, M. Knoedler and Co. Records, Getty Research Institute (copies NGA curatorial files). 6 February 1952 invoice from Knoedler's to the Kress Foundation, NGA curatorial files.