Provenance Research

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640)
The Finding of Erichthonius, 1632-33
Oil on canvas
R. T. Miller, Jr. Fund, 1944
AMAM 1944.96

Provenance:
Collection Duc de Richelieu, 1671

Sale Morel, Paris, 19 April 1786 (held 3 May 1786), lot 34 (ÒUne jardinière accroupie et appuyée sur le couvercle dÕun panier rempli de fleurs. Elle est vêtue dÕun corsage et dÕune jupe de satin jaune . . . 42 x 38 pouces; 301 livres, to Vicomte de ChamgrandÓ)

Sale de Proly, Chamgrand et al., Paris (Paillet), 20 March 1787, lot 30 (723 livres, to Marichale le Bois)

Collection R. A. C. Goodwin-Austen

Sale George Smith, John Tobin et al., London (Christie's), 27 May 1882, lot 98 (erroneously as from the Orléans Gallery; £157.10 to Lesser)

Collection Archibald Coats, Woodside, Paisley

His sale, London (Christie's), 3 July 1914, lot 126 (as ÒFloraÓ and formerly in the Orlean collection; £75.2 to Collings)

Unidentified sale, London, 1939

With A. F. Mondschein, New York, from whom purchased in 1944.