Jan (the Elder) Brueghel
Follower of

Adam and Eve in Paradise

after 1615

– 1961/12
Keachie collection, Winnipeg, Canada [1]

1961/12 – 1962/10/17
Schaeffer Galleries (Hanns S. Schaeffer, 1892–1967, and Kate Born Schaeffer, 1898–2000), New York, USA, purchased from the Keachie collection [2]

1962/10/17 –
National Galley of Canada, purchased from the Schaeffer Galleries [3]

[1] In a letter to Myron Laskin, Jr., NGC Research Curator, Kate Schaeffer notes that her husband purchased the painting “in a Canadian house in the middle west” [letter, dated January 7, 1976, NGC curatorial file]. Schaeffer attributed the work to Roelandt Savery. According to Schaeffer's stock books, the painting had been on consignment with Schaeffer from Mr. or Mrs. Keachie of Winnipeg beginning in November 1961, and was purchased by the gallery one month later [Schaeffer Gallery records, ID no. 910148-7, Stock card no. 2138, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles]

[2] See note [1].

[3] Accession Log [NGC curatorial file]. The work was purchased as by Roelandt Savery.

Artist
Follower of
Title
Adam and Eve in Paradise
Date
after 1615
Medium
Painting
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
61.8 x 88.3 cm
Nationality
Flemish
Credit line
Purchased 1962
Accession number
9929

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