Abraham Jansz. van Diepenbeeck
St. Paul Healing the Young Man, c. 1638
Oil on panel
Purchase, Betsy Mudge Wilson, class of 1956, Memorial Fund
Dimensions: Framed: 23 x 17 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (58.42 x 44.45 x 6.35 cm)
Unframed: 17 x 11 3/4 in. (43.18 x 29.85 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Antwerp, Pilser and Breckman; purchased 1789 by Viscount Palmerston (as van Dyck). Purchased 1963 by VC Art Gallery from Clifford Duits, London (as van Dyck).
Published References v
Travelling Account Book of the Second Viscount of Palmerston, October 1787 (Broadlands Archives);
“Accessions of American and Canadian Museums,” The Art Quarterly, Vol. XXVI, no. 4 (Winter 1963), p. 489;
Masterpieces of Religious Art (Wichita: Wichita Art Museum, 1967), p. 72, repr. p. 73;
Vassar College Art Gallery: Selections from the Permanent Collection (Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1967), p. 14., repr. p. 119;
Steadman, David. W., Abraham van Diepenbeeck: Seventeenth-Century Flemish Painter (Studies in Baroque Art History No. 5) (Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1982), pp. 10, 87, repr. pl. 10;
Vassar College Art Gallery: Paintings 1300-1900 (Poughkeepsie: VC Art Gallery, 1983), p. 111, repr.;
Filipczak, Zirka Z., Hot Dry Men, Cold Wet Women: The Theory of Humors in Western European Art, 1575-1700 (New York: American Federation of Arts, 1997), n.p., repr. no. 60.
Exhibition History v
Poughkeepsie, New York, FLLAC(Prints and Drawings Gallery), Vassar College, "Revealed Anew: Selections from Permanent Collections," 7 November - 4 January 2008;
Omaha, Nebraska, Joslyn Art Museum, Sarasota, Florida John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Little Rock, Arkansas, Arkansas Art Center, (by American Federation of the Arts) "Hot Dry Men, Cold Wet Women: The Theory of Humors and Depictions of Men and Women in Western European Art of the 1600s," August 1, 1997-June 1, 1998;
Poughkeepsie, New York, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial," April 11 - June 29, 2014.
Wichita, Wichita Art Museum, “Masterpieces of Religious Art,” December 1, 1967-January 30, 1968. Cat. no. 35, repr.;
Omaha, Joslyn Art Museum, “Hot Dry Men, Cold Wet Women: The Theory of Humors in Western European Art, 1575-1700,” September 13-November 2, 1997 (Little Rock, Arkansas Art Center, November 20, 1997-Feburary 6, 1998; Sarasota, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, February 27-April 24, 1998). Cat. no. 60, repr.