Artist manner of Peeter Neefs the Elder, Flemish, 1577-1661
  • Interior of a Gothic Church
Date 1630/1640
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 10 3/8 × 14 1/2 inches (26.4 × 36.8 cm)
Framed: 17 × 20 7/8 × 27 9/16 inches (43.2 × 53 × 70 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.21
Department European Painting
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed at bottom of pillar at center left: remnants of what may have been a signature.
Vaynor Park, Berriew, Wales, Collection Corbett-Winder;
London, auction Major Corbett-Winder (Christie's) 6 April, 1889, lot. 58;
Detroit, Collection James E. Scripps, given by Mrs. James E. Scripps to the DIA in 1909.
Scripps, J.E., Catalogue of a Private Collection Paintings Ancient and Modern, Detroit: 1897, p. 14, no. 34.

Scripps, J.E., Detroit Museum of Art, Catalogue of the Scripps Collection Old Masters, 1889, p. 33, no. 31.

Scripps, J.E., Catalogue of a Private Collection of Ancient and Modern Paintings Formed by James E. Scripps, Detroit: 1900, pp. 18-19, no. 50.

Detroit, Detroit Museum of Art, Handbook of Paintings by the Old Masters, 1910, p. 51, no. 79.

Detroit, DIA, Catalogue of paintings, sculpture and contemporary arts and crafts, (cat. compiled by C. Burroughs), 1920, p. 71, no. 72.

Heil, W., Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 1930, cat. 155, repr.

Richardson, E.P. "Architectural Painting in the Netherlands", Detroit Institute of Arts Bulletin, vol. 16, no. 7, 1937, pp. 106-113, esp. 107-108.

Richardson, E. P (ed.), Detroit, DIA, Catalogue of Paintings,, 1944, p. 95, no. 155.

Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum; Andover, MA, Addison Gallery of American Art, "Pictures within Pictures," 1949, p. 19, cat. 30, pl. 19.

Held, J.S., Flemish and German Paintings of the 17th Century, (The Collections of The Detroit Institute of Arts) Detroit, 1982, pp. 72-73, repr. (as style of Neefs).