European Art
Artist: Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577–1640

The Assumption of the Virgin

1636–38

Oil on panel

56 x 40.5 cm (22 1/16 x 15 15/16 in.) unframed: 56 x 40.5 cm (22 1/16 x 15 15/16 in.) framed: 81.28 x 66.04 cm (32 x 26 in.)
Gift in memory of Elizabeth Manning Sage
1965.35
Culture: 
Flemish
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ph. Panné Collection; London sale, Christie's, 26-28 March 1819 (2nd Day Sale, 27th March), lot 109; Peter Ranier, Esq. Collection; Walter Lippincott Goodwin Collection, Hartford, Connecticut; Henry Sage Goodwin Collection, Avon, Connecticut, by descent.

Bibliography: 

Alan Shestack, ed., Yale University Art Gallery Selections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 30–31, ill.

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