Nicolaes Ruts

Rembrandt - Nicolaes Ruts

Nicolaes Ruts
116.8 x 87.3 cm
Oil on panel
The Frick Collection, New York


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 670
Bredius 145
Bauch 348 info
Gerson 53
Bredius/Gerson 145 info
Corpus II A 43
Tümpel 189
Corpus VI 59 info
Manuth 176
Giltaij 165

Collection catalogues
The Frick Collection, an illustrated Catalogue, New York, 1968, Volume I, pp. 252-257 info

Gary Schwartz, Rembrandt zijn leven, zijn schilderijen, Maarssen, 1984, fig. 128
Christopher D.M. Atkins, The Signature Style of Frans Hals, [Amsterdam], 2012, fig. 38
Esmée Quodbach (ed.), Holland's Golden Age in America, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2014, fig. 86
Eric Jan Sluijter, Rembrandt's rivals, Amsterdam; Philadelphia, 2015, fig. IIA-2
Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt in nieuw licht, Amsterdam, 2009, fig. 72
Larry Silver, Rembrandt's Holland, London, 2018, fig. 6
Norbert Middelkoop (ed.), Rembrandt and Amsterdam portraiture, 1590-1670, Madrid, 2020, fig. 4
Stephanie S. Dickey and Jochen Sander (eds.), Rembrandt in Amsterdam, New Haven, 2021, fig. 4.2
Christopher White, Anthony van Dyck & the art of portraiture, London, 2021, fig. 193
Paul Schnabel, Anders gekeken, Zwolle, 2021, fig. 254


1898 De Rembrandt tentoonstelling te Amsterdam, Nr. 18bis


  • Susanna Ruts
  • Ruts family
  • Owned in 1799 by Joost Romswinckel, Leyden, and still in his collection, in The Hague, in 1817
  • Anthony Meynts sale, 15 July 1823 (Lugt 10495), Amsterdam, nr. 107, sold to Brondgeest, possibly for the Queen of the Netherlands
  • Willem II, King of the Netherlands, sale, 12 August 1850 (Lugt 19978), The Hague, nr. 86, sold to Weimer, The Hague
  • Adrian Hope sale, 30 June 1894, Christie’s (Lugt 52784), nr. 57, sold to Agnew
  • Joseph Ruston, Monk’s Manor, Lincoln
  • His sale, 21 and 23 May 1898, Christie’s (Lugt 56343), nr. 95, sold to Colnaghi
  • Bought (through E. Fischof, Paris) by Comte Boni de Castellane, Paris
  • Bought (before 1903) by J. Pierpont Morgan, and brought by him to New York in 1912
    with Knoedler, 1943
  • Frick, 1943

External links

RKD 33855
Frick Collection, New York Accession number 1943.1.150

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