A Wooded River Landscape with Saint Philip baptising the Eunuch
Lucas van Uden (Antwerp 1595 – Antwerp 1672)
Art / Oil paintings
1615 - 1672
Oil on canvas
749 x 1080 mm (29 1/2 x 42 1/2 in)Order this image
Tyntesfield, North Somerset
Oil painting on canvas, A Wooded River Landscape with Saint Philip baptising the Eunuch by Lucas van Uden (Antwerp 1595 – Antwerp 1672). A wooded river landscape with Saint Philip baptising the Eunuch and the Temple of Vesta beyond. The figures are by another hand.
Bought from posthumous sale of Lord Northwick (1769-1859), Thirlestane House, 1859, lot 269 (£63); purchased by the National Trust from the estate of the late George Richard Lawley Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall (1928 – 2001) with the assistance of the NHMF, Art Fund and donations from members and supporters in 2002
Tyntesfield, The Gibbs Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: Labelled 'RUBENS' at front of frame.
Makers and roles
Lucas van Uden (Antwerp 1595 – Antwerp 1672), artist Jan Wildens (Antwerp 1585/6 - Antwerp 1653), artist previously catalogued as attributed to Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581 - Antwerp 1642) , artist Jacques d'Artois (Brussels 1613 - 1686), artist previously catalogued as attributed to Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577 - Antwerp 1640), artist
Waagen 1854-7: Gustav Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, 3 vols. (translated by Lady Eastlake) with a supplementary volume: Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain, London, 1854-7, III, p.206