Portrait of a Carmelite Prior by Peter Paul Rubens

Half-length portrait of a prior, facing right, praying in front of a crucifix.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
80 x 66 cm
Art Fund grant:
£80,000 ( Total: £346,153; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Private vendor

Provenance

Snyers sale, Antwerp 1758; Teh Rev William Sawrey, Rector of Elford, c.1760; thence to succeeding Rectors, John Sneyd and FE Paget; Agatha Paget; Salisbury Paget; Sotheby's 1950; Agnew's; Lord Plunket, 1951.

Venue details

Barber Institute of Fine Arts University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B15 2TS 0121 414 7333 www.barber.org.uk

Entry details

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