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Francisco de Zurbarán and Workshop
Saint Jerome with Saint Paula and Saint Eustochium

c. 1640/1650
oil on fabric
245.7 x 173.5 cm (96 3/4 x 68 5/16 in)
Frank Hall Standish [1799-1840], Seville; [1] 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"); [2] (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; [3] gift to NGA 1952. [1] 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. [2] Because the painting was offered again by the same vendor in 1876, it might have been bought in at the 1869 sale. [3] 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.
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