Jacob Backer

Allegory to the Republic



Jacob Backer - Allegory to the Republic



Jacob Backer
Allegory to the Republic
c. 1644/45
162.3 x 115.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Schloß Oranienburg, Stiftung Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler I, Landau/Pfalz, 1983, nr. 29

Literature
Eric Jan Sluijter, Rembrandt's rivals, Amsterdam; Philadelphia, 2015, fig. IIB-48



Provenance

Frederick Henry, Buren (castle), c. 1645-1647
William II, Buren (castle), 1647-1650
William III, Buren (castle), before 1702 transferred to The Hague (Noordeinde), 1650-1702
heirs of William III, The Hague (Noordeinde), 1702-1732
Frederick William I, 1732-1740
thereafter by succession through the royal house of Prussia
moved to Berlin between 1748 and 1754
(?) Schloss Charlottenburg, Berlin, 1829-1864
Neues Palais, Potsdam-Sanssouci, c. 1864-1929
Jagdschloss Grunewald, since 1933
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Jacob Backer Portrait of a Boy in Grey
Portrait of a Boy in Grey
1634

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c. 1636

Jacob Adriaensz. Backer Man with beret and cane
Man with beret and cane
c. 1644-45

Jacob Backer Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man
c. 1638/40

Jacob Backer Saint Stephen
Saint Stephen
c. 1632/33