Jacob Backer

Allegory to the Republic



Jacob Backer - Allegory to the Republic

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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Other works by Jacob Adriaensz. Backer


Jacob Adriaensz. Backer Young man as a shepherd
Young man as a shepherd
c. 1638

Jacob Adriaensz. Backer Portrait of a richly dressed woman behind a balustrade
Portrait of a richly dressed woman behind a balustrade
c. 1647

Jacob Backer Family Portrait with John the Baptist
Family Portrait with John the Baptist
c. 1637

Jacob Backer Portrait of an Elderly Woman
Portrait of an Elderly Woman
c. 1636

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