A Maid in a Kitchen with Christ in the House of Martha and Mary in the background
Joachim Beuckelaer (Antwerp c.1533 – Antwerp 1574)
Art / Oil paintings
Oil on three oak panels
768 x 1200 mm (30 1/4 x 47 1/4 in)
Place of origin
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Scotney Castle, Kent (Accredited Museum)
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This painting by Joachim Beuckelaer was bought for Scotney in 1915 by Edward Windsor Hussey. It was hanging in the Chequers pub in Lamberhurst, Edward Windsor bought it for £31 5 shillings.
Oil painting on three joined oak panels, A Maid in a Kitchen with Christ in the House of Martha and Mary in the background by Joachim Beuckelaer (Antwerp c.1533 – Antwerp 1574), circa 1565.
Chequers sale in Dec 1915 ('it had been hanging in the front entrance passage of the Chequers for a great many years, during all my recollection and I believe during all my father's too. Lionel Cust thinks it may very probably be by Peter Aertsen, a Dutch artist 1519-1575. EWH 8/3/16'; purchased and added to the Hussey collection in 1915 for the sum of £31 5s; bequeathed to the National Trust by Mr Christopher Hussey (1899 - 1970), subject to the life interest of his widow
Scotney Castle, The Hussey Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
Joachim Beuckelaer (Antwerp c.1533 – Antwerp 1574), artist previously catalogued as attributed to Pieter Aertsen (Amsterdam 1507/8 – Amsterdam 1575), artist