National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Agrippina and Germanicus Sir Peter Paul Rubens (artist)
Flemish, 1577 - 1640
Agrippina and Germanicus, c. 1614
oil on panel
overall: 66.4 x 57 cm (26 1/8 x 22 7/16 in.) framed: 91.8 x 81.6 cm (36 1/8 x 32 1/8 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Fund
1963.8.1
On View
From the Tour: Sir Peter Paul Rubens
Object 2 of 8

Provenance

F. van Bredael; purchased 1710 by Prince Johann Adam Andreas of Liechtenstein [1657-1712], Vienna;[1] Liechtenstein Collection, Vienna, Austria, and Vaduz, Liechstenstein;[2] purchased 25 October 1963 through (Feilchenfeldt, Zurich) by NGA.

[1] According to records from the Liechtenstein Collection in NGA curatorial files, the painting was purchased 26 August 1710 from the collection of "F. van Bredael." In the catalogue of the 1948 exhibition of works from the collection of the Princes of Liechtenstein, the name of the seller is given as Jean Pierre van Bredael.

[2] Records from the Liechtenstein Collection in NGA curatorial files indicate that the painting was stored during World War II in the salt mine at Lauffen bei Ischl and returned to Liechtenstein in 1945.

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