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Maker(s):Rubens, Peter Paul, after
Culture:Flemish (1577-1640)
Title:Night Scene with an Old Woman and a Boy
Date Made:early to mid 17th century copy; after an original of ca. 1616-17
Materials:Oil on canvas
Place Made:Europe; Flanders
Measurements:Frame: 51 3/4 in x 45 7/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 131.4 cm x 116.5 cm x 9.5 cm; Stretcher: 40 3/4 in x 34 5/8 in; 103.5 cm x 87.9 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1917.1.K.PI
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund. Conservation of this painting was funded by a generous gift from the Class of 1953.
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Night scene with half-length figures of an old woman (on the right) and a young boy (on the left) who is lighting his taper from the woman's candle.

night; lighting; boys; elderly

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