Rembrandt

The Mill



Rembrandt - The Mill



Rembrandt
The Mill
1645/48
87.6 x 105.6 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG -
Bredius -
Bauch -
Gerson -
Bredius/Gerson -
Tümpel -
Corpus VI 206 info
Manuth 140 (doubtful)
Giltaij 487

Collection catalogues
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 230-241
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 358

Literature
Wolfgang Stechow, Dutch landscape painting of the seventeenth century, London, 1966, fig. 277
Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt in nieuw licht, Amsterdam, 2009, fig. 13 (detail), 244
Esmée Quodbach (ed.), Holland's Golden Age in America, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2014, fig. 71
Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt, Amsterdam, 2016], fig. 119
Larry Silver, Rembrandt's Holland, London, 2018, fig. 1



Provenance

Philippe II, duc d'Orléans (1674-1723), Paris
by inheritance to his son, Louis, duc d'Orléans (1703-1752), Paris
by inheritance to his son, Louis Philippe, duc d'Orléans (1725-1785), Paris
by inheritance to his son, Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orléans (1747-1793), Paris
acquired 1792 with the Dutch, German, and Flemish paintings of the Orléans collection by Thomas Moore Slade, London, for an English syndicate
exhibition and sale (by private contract), The Great Rooms, Pall Mall, London, April-June 1793, nr. 91
William Smith, M.P. (1756-1835), until at least 1815
Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd marquess of Lansdowne (1780-1863), Bowood House, Wiltshire, by 1824
by inheritance to his son, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th marquess of Lansdowne (1816-1866), Bowood House
by inheritance to his son, Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th marquess of Lansdowne (1845-1927), Bowood House
sold April 1911 through Arthur J. Sulley & Co., London to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
gift 1942 to NGA


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