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Holy Family with St. Anne, ca. 1617

  • Jacob Jordaens, Flemish, 1593-1678

Oil on oak panel

  • Unframed: 43 7/8 × 37 1/2 inches (111.4 × 95.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth


(Paul Bottenweiser, Berlin, Germany). by 1928, collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Burchard, L. "Jugendwerke von Jacob Jordaens," Jahrbuch der Preuszischen Kunstsammlungen, vol. 49 (1928): pp. 214-216, (fig. 7) [as Detroit, Collection Ralph H. Booth--Burchard dates the picture about 1615]. Held, J.S. "Jordaens' Portraits of His Family," Art Bulletin, vol. 22, no. 2 (June 1940): pp. 78-79, (fig. 9). Richardson, E.P. "The Holy Family with St. Anne by Jacob Jordaens." Bulletin of the DIA 26, no. 3 (1947): pp. 56-58 (repr.). "This Flemish Baroque Gift for Detroit," Art News, vol. 46, no. 2 (1947): pp. 38-39. "Art News of the Year," Art News Annual, vol. 46, no. 9 (1947): p. 140. Puyvelde, L. van. Jordaens. Paris-Brussels, 1953, pp. 92, 188, (fig. 65). d'Hulst, R.-A. "Jacob Jordaens, Schets van een Chronologie zijner Werken ontstaan voor 1618," Gentse Bijdragen tot de Kunstgeschiedenis, vol. 14 (1953): pp. 89-138, (fig. 12). d'Hulst, R.-A. "Zeichnungen von Jacob Jordaens aus seiner Fruhzeit, bis etwa 1618," Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte, vol. 16, no. 2 (1953): p. 211. d'Hulst, R.-A. De Tekeningen van Jacob Jordaens. Brussels: Paleis der Academien, 1956, p. 51, (fig. 18). Jaffe, M. Jacob Jordaens: 1593-1678. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, 1968-69, (fig. 8). Held, J. S. "Jordaens at Ottawa," Burlington Magazine, vol. 111 (1969): p. 272, (fig. 11). Grimes, M. Homage to Rubens. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1978, (fig. 11). Held, J.S. Flemish and German Paintings of the 17th Century: The Collections of The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1982, pp. 62-64, pl. IV (color). d'Hulst, R.A. Jacob Jordaens. New York, 1982, p. 66. Bauman, G. C., and W. Liedtke. Flemish Paintings in America. Antwerp, 1992, p. 344, no. 290, (repr.).

Jacob Jordaens, Holy Family with St. Anne, ca. 1617, oil on oak panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth, 46.300.