The Wallace Collection

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Girl threading a Needle by Candlelight
  • Godfried Schalcken (1643 - 1706)
  • Girl threading a Needle by Candlelight
  • Netherlands
  • late 1670s
  • Painting
  • Oil on oak panel
  • Image size: 19.3 x 15.6 cm
    Frame size: 30.6 x 28.3 cm
  • Signature: 'G Schalcken'
  • P171
  • East Galleries I
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • [Probably Hendrink van der Vugt; his sale, Amsterdam, 27 April 1745, no. 25; Quinckhard and Johan van der Marck; his sale, Amsterdam, 25 August 1773, no. 294; Fouquet]. The prince de Conti; his sale, Paris, 08 April -06 June 1777, no. 410; probably Paillet, for Belcourt or Bellecourt. Antoine Poullain, his sale, 18 March 1780, no. 86; Lebas de Courmont; sale of his widow, Paris, 26 May 1795, no. 16. Anon. [Montaleau?] sale, Paris, 19-29 July 1802, no. 140; La Roche. Francis Charles Seymour-Conway, 3rd Marquess of Hertford; his sale, Christie's, 04 July 1807, no. 88; bt. in.