Follower of Rembrandt

Old Woman Plucking a Fowl



Follower of Rembrandt - Old Woman Plucking a Fowl

Literature

Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 326-330


Provenance

Possibly Willem Six (1662-1733), Amsterdam
possibly his estate sale, Amsterdam, 12 May 1734, nr. 170
possibly Wilkins
possibly John(?) or W.(?) Blackwood
possibly his sale, Mr. Prestage, London, unknown dates in 1757, 2nd day, nr. 70
Francis Charteris, de jure 7th earl of Wemyss (1723-1808), Gosford House, Longniddry, East Lothian, Scotland
Ralph Willett (1719-1795), Great Canford, Dorset
bequeathed to his cousin, John Willett Adye (died 1815), who later assumed the surname Willett in lieu of Adye
his sale, Peter Coxe & Co., London, 31 May-2 June 1813, 2nd day, nr. 62, bought in
sale, Christie's, London, 8 April 1819, nr. 124
Anthony Stewart (1773-1846), London, sold to Andrew Geddes (1789-1844)], London, by December 1820
sale, Christie & Manson, London, 23 May 1835, nr. 94, bought in
by inheritance to his wife, Mrs. Andrew Geddes
Geddes estate sale, Christie & Manson, London, 8-12 and 14 April 1845, 5th day (12 April), nr. 646, bought in
sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 30 November 1867, nr. 53
with Alimonde
Étienne-Edmond Martin, baron de Beurnonville (1825-1906)
his sale, by Paul Chevallier, Paris, 3 June 1884 and days following, nr. 295
Madame Levaigneur, Paris
her estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 2-4 May 1912, nr. 29
with F. Kleinberger & Co., Paris and New York
Kleinberger sale, American Art Association, New York, 18 November 1932, nr. 50
with L.J. Marion
Dr. and Mrs. Walter Timme, Cold Spring, New York
gift 1956 to NGA


Other works by Rembrandt


Follower of Rembrandt Study of an Old Man
Study of an Old Man
probably late 17th century

Circle of Rembrandt Salome Receiving the Head of John the Baptist
Salome Receiving the Head of John the Baptist
c. 1640-45

School of Rembrandt Young Man
Young Man

School of Rembrandt The Levite and his Concubine in Gibea
The Levite and his Concubine in Gibea

Follower of Rembrandt
Old Woman Plucking a Fowl
1650/55
133 x 104.7 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Walter Timme