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

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