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Teresa of Avilà's Vision of the Dove

Rubens, Peter Paul (painter)

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Teresa of Avilà's Vision of the Dove


Rubens, Peter Paul (painter) [ULAN info: Flemish artist, 1577-1640]







Technique Description

oil on panel


height: 97 cm
width: 63 cm


circa 1614


allocated: H.M. Government 1999 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Prince de Ligne; Steyaert [Bruges], sale, Paris, 14 March 1843 [lot 48]; Alphonse Oudry, sale, Paris 16-17 April 1869 [lot 59]; Sano; J.C. Robinson, from whom bought by Francis Cook, 1879; Sir Frederick Cook; Sir Herbert Cook, Doughty House, Richmond Surrey; E.W. Fattorini, Bradford; Mrs W.J. Roach, Shipley, from whose estate acquired

Accepted in lieu of Inhertiance Tax by H.M. Government.


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 40]
  2. Smith, John (1834) A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish and French Painters, London? [page: 292]
    [comments: no. 1022]
  3. Smith, John (1834) A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish and French Painters, London? [page: 335]
    [comments: no. 340]
  4. Stevenson, R.A.M. (1939) Rubens, [page: 231]
  5. (1914) Catalogue of the Paintings in the Cook Collection,
    [comments: no. 50 [as probably Rubens's workshop]]
  6. (1932) Catalogue of the Pictures at Doughty House, Richmond, [page: 36]
    [comments: no. 339]
  7. 'Old Masters at Messrs Agnew's', London? [page: 309]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1944)
    [comments: fig. D]
  8. Norris, D. 'Rubens in Retrospect', London? [page: 7]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1951)
  9. de la Croix, J. L'Iconographie de Thérèse de Jésus, docteur de l'église, [page: 244, 245]
    Source title: Ephemerides Carmeliticae (1970)
    [comments: fig. 28]
  10. Vlieghe, H. (1974) Saints II, London / New York: Phaidon Press [page: 163, 164]
    Source title: Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard (
    [comments: fig. 124]
  11. Jaffé, Michael (1989) Catalogo Completo Rubens, Milano [page: 209]
    [comments: no. 321]

Accession Number

PD.43-1999 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 1882; Input Date: 2000-02-04 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Object

V.4-258 - S. Teresia

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