This pair of candlesticks was listed among the objects that were removed by Duveen Brothers from the apartment of Mrs. Albert E. Goodhart, Robert Lehman’s aunt, after her death in 1952.(1)
Catalogue entry from: Frits Scholten. The Robert Lehman Collection. European Sculpture and Metalwork, Vol. XII. Frits Scholten, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in association with Princeton University Press, 2011, p. 212.
1. See Duveen Brothers Records, 1876 – 1981, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, series II.I, Papers Regarding Major Art Collectors, box 478 (microfilm, reel 333, Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art).