Jan Steen

The village school



Jan Steen - The village school

Literature

Catalogues raisonnÚs
HdG 285
Braun 198

Collection catalogues
Homan Potterton, Dutch seventeenth and eighteenth century paintings in the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 1986, pp. 145-148, fig. 153

Literature
Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 197
David Solkin, Painting out of the ordinary, New Haven, 2008, fig. 77


Provenance

Izaak Hoogenbergh sale, Hayman, Amsterdam, 10 April 1743, nr. 42
bt. W. Lormier
W. Lormier sale, The Hague, 4 July 1763, nr. 246
probably Greffier Fagel, The Hague
thence by descent to the Countess of Holderness
probably Countess of Holderness, decd. sale, Christie's, 6 March 1802, nr. 110
bt. Dermer
'Property of a Gentleman' sale, Christie's, 8 February 1806, nr. 105
G.J. Cholmondeley by 1818
G.J. Cholmondeley sale, Squibb, London, 23 April 1831, nr. 15
with Colnaghi
from whom purchased by The National Gallery of Ireland, 1879
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Other works by Jan Steen


Jan Steen The Dancing Couple
The Dancing Couple
1663

Jan Steen The Prayer before the Meal
The Prayer before the Meal
1660

Jan Steen Bathsheba Receiving David's Letter
Bathsheba Receiving David's Letter
c. 1659

Jan Steen Peasants before an Inn
Peasants before an Inn
c. 1653

Jan Steen
The village school
110.5 x 80.2 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin