man in white with long grey beard at left center accompanied by man in mint green; both figures wear laurel wreaths; man in white stands behind an altar with burning twigs; three kneeling women at right center with chicken and gold pitcher; silver objects and branches below altar; several other kneeling figures at left; standing figures including two musicians and cow behind; ruined sculpture in LRC; sculpture on tall pedestal behind main figures; buildings close behind background figures

St. Paul and St. Barnabas at Lystra, 1636

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Details
Title
St. Paul and St. Barnabas at Lystra
Artist Life
1608–after 1648
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2011.13
Provenance
Collection Colonel Robert Alexander Ogibly (1850-1902), Ardnargle, Limavady and Pellipar House, Dungiven; Sale, London, Christie's, April 28, 1922, lot 94 as "Willem de Poorter. 'A Sacrifice: The corner of a town, with a priest standing before and altar sacrificing. Numerous figures briging their offerings.' Signed and dated 1636," to HIbbard; Art dealer Max Wolff, Amsterdam, before 1928; Collection Jesaia Hakker (1882-1946), Amsterdam, 1928; Looted by the Nazi authorities, after May 1940; Bank Lippmann, Rosenthal & Co., Amsterdam; Sale, Amsterdam, Mak van Waay, April 14, 1942, no. 22, illustrated, as "Offerfeest (Sacrifice)," bought by Ter Meulen; Art expert and dealer Dr. Hans Herbst (official agent for the planned Führermuseum at Linz), Vienna; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna; Recovered in 1951 by Dienst voor's - Rijks Verspreide Kunstvoorwerpen, later named Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst, The Hague (inv. no. NK-2786); On loan to Schilderijenzaal Prins Willem V, The Hague, 1977; On loan to the Rijksmuseum Het Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, 1991 (inv. no. RMCC S-138); Restituted by the Dutch government to the heirs of Jesaia Hakker in 2007; Haboldt & Co. by 2011; Purchased by MIA.
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man in white with long grey beard at left center accompanied by man in mint green; both figures wear laurel wreaths; man in white stands behind an altar with burning twigs; three kneeling women at right center with chicken and gold pitcher; silver objects and branches below altar; several other kneeling figures at left; standing figures including two musicians and cow behind; ruined sculpture in LRC; sculpture on tall pedestal behind main figures; buildings close behind background figures