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Nicolaes Maes

The Adoration of the Shepherds


Nicolaes Maes
Dordrecht 1634 – Amsterdam 1693


The Adoration of the Shepherds




Oil on wood


59.4 x 87 cm


Purchase, Horsley and Annie Townsend Bequest, inv. 1965.1520


Western Art

Dordrecht, Johan van der Linden van Sligeland (sold Dordrecht, Yves/Delfos, 22 August 1785, No. 258 to L. B. Coclers);

Lüttich, L. B. Coclers (sold Paris, Lebrun, 9 February 1789, No. 114 to Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Lebrun);

Paris, Jean-Baptiste Pierre Lebrun (to 1792 or later);

Paris, Destouches (sold Paris, Lebrun/Julliot/Boileau, 21 March 1794, No. 66, to Baron Dominique-Vivant Denon);

Paris, Baron Dominique-Vivant Denon (sold Paris, Pérignon, 1 May 1826, No. 89 to Durand or Duclos);

London, R. Westall or Westhall (sold London, Phillips, 14 May 1830, No. 76 to Lord Northwick);

Cheltenham, Thirlestane House, John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick (sold London, Phillips, 26 July-30 August 1859, no. 1866 to Moreau);

Paris, Marquis de Salamanca (sold Paris, Pillet, 3-6 June 1867, No. 97);

Zurich, dealer Fritz and Peter Nathan.

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