The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
The Listening Housewife (The Eavesdropper)
  • Nicolas Maes (1634 - 1693)
  • The Listening Housewife (The Eavesdropper)
  • Netherlands
  • 1656
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 84.7 x 70.6 cm
    Frame size: 114 x 100.2 cm
  • Signature: 'N. MAES. 1656'
  • P224
  • East Galleries I
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Mme. Hoofman, 1842; Niewenhuys, 1846; Henry Labouchère, by 1851. Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, after 1857.