Jacob de Wit

Allegory of the Arts (Sketch for a Ceiling Painting)



Jacob de Wit - Allegory of the Arts (Sketch for a Ceiling Painting)

Literature

Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 219 info


Provenance

?the artist, Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam, 1742–died 1754
his estate sale, Amsterdam, March 10, 1755
with Georges Hoentsche, Paris, until 1906, sold to Morgan
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York, 1906

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 07.225.298

Other works by Jacob de Wit


Jacob de Wit Flora and Zephyr
Flora and Zephyr
1743

Jacob de Wit Allegory of Government: Wisdom Defeating Discord
Allegory of Government: Wisdom Defeating Discord
1738

Jacob de Wit Truth and Wisdom assist History in writing
Truth and Wisdom assist History in writing
1754

Jacob de Wit Putti with sheep
Putti with sheep
1749

Jacob de Wit
Allegory of the Arts (Sketch for a Ceiling Painting)
1742
47.9 x 59.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, lower left: J.d.Wit / .1742
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906