The daughters of Cecrops finding Erichthonius oil on panel stamped on reverse with panel maker's mark 25 x 33cm (9 13/16 x 13in). unframed
PROVENANCE: With Eric Turquin, Paris Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 22 June 2011, lot 96
The present painting is a copy after a fragment of a lost original by Sir Peter Paul Rubens's The Daughters of Cecrops finding Erichthonius in the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio. The original composition is known through a copy by Boucher in the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm.