Rubens, Venus, and Adonis
Anatomy of a Tragedy

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

British Museum

Venus lamenting over the dead Adonis
Rubens, Peter Paul
1895, 0915.1064

Acquisition Name
Association P (Purchased from)
Name Malcolm, John Wingfield (Col John Wingfield Malcolm)
Association PO (Previous owner/ex-collection)
Name Paignon-Dijonval, Gilbert (Gilbert Paignon-Dijonval)
Association PO (Previous owner/ex-collection)
Name Morel de Vindé, Charles Gilbert (Vicomte Charles-Gilbert Morel de Vindé)
Association PO (Previous owner/ex-collection)
Name Woodburn, Samuel (Samuel Woodburn)
Association PO (Previous owner/ex-collection)
Name Lawrence, Thomas (Sir Thomas Lawrence)
Association PO (Previous owner/ex-collection)
Name Hawkins, John Heywood (John Heywood Hawkins)
Association PO (Previous owner/ex-collection)
Name Malcolm, John (John Malcolm of Poltalloch)
Acquisition Year
Year 1895
Acquisition Comment
Samuel Woodburn bought Morel de Vindé's collection (grandson of Paignon- Dijonval) en bloc in 1819

British Museum

Venus weeping for Adonis
Panneels, Willem
S.5360

Acquisition Name
Association PO (Previous owner/ex-collection)
Name Sheepshanks, John (John Sheepshanks)
Association P (Purchased from)
Name Smith, William (William Smith, the printseller)
Acquisition Year 1836


British Museum

Meleager and Atalanta
Panneels, Willem
1852,1211.57
Acquisition Year 1852

British Museum

Meleager and Atalanta
Panneels, Willem
1852,1211.56
Acquisition Year  1852

British Museum

Meleager and Atalanta
Panneels, Willem
S.5361
Acquisition Name
Association PO (Previous owner/ex-collection)
Name Sheepshanks, John (John Sheepshanks)
Association P (Purchased from)
Name Smith, William (William Smith, the printseller)
Acquisition Year 1836

British Museum

Psyche receiving a goblet of water from the River Styx
Panneels,Willem
S.5364

Acquisition Name
Association PO (Previous owner/ex-collection)
Name Sheepshanks, John (John Sheepshanks)
Association P (Purchased from)
Name Smith, William (William Smith, the printseller)
Acquisition Year 1836

Fitzwilliam Museum

Abel slain by Cain
British Title/s
Rubens, Peter Paul (draughtsman) [ULAN

Maker/s info: Flemish artist, 1577-1640]
Category drawing
Name drawing
School/Style Flemish
Production Notes after Michael Coxcie
Technique Description red chalk, touched with white partly oxidised, reinforced with the point of the brush dipped in red, on paper
Dimensions height: 214 mm
width: 210 mm
Provenance bequeathed: Clarke, Louis Colville Gray 1961 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
P.H. Lankrink (Lugt 2090); J. Richardson Sr. (Lugt 2184); Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); Thomas Banks (Lugt 2423); Sir E.J. Poynter (Lugt 874), Poynter Sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, lot 189; Charles Clarke bequeathed to L.C.G. Clarke in 1935, by whom bequeathed to the Museum in 1960, received 1961
Material/s red chalk (medium)
whitening (medium)
paper (support)
Accession Number PD.43-1961 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 5112; Input Date: 2000-05-09 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

National Gallery of Denmark

Venus klager over Adonis' lig
Før 1650 Artist: Anonymous (after Rubins, an unknown artist from Rubens' atellier
978307200 - 0 , Flemish
Media: Drawing
Technique: , Red chalk, pen and black ink, 173 x 302 mm
Inventory nr.: KKSgb7971
Collection
The Royal Collection of Graphic Art
Provenance: The drawing is part of the so-called "Rubens' Cantoor", a collection of c. 500 drawings for the most part made by Rubens' assistants. It has been a part of the Royal Collections since (in all probability) the 17th century. We do not know how or why these drawings came to Denmark. They came to the Royal Collection of Graphic Art from the Royal Library in the 19th century.
Note
Se også korrespondance j.nr 4-80/95 (Dulwich Picture Gallery, London)
Link to SMK's Art Database
Venus klager over Adonis' lig