Carel Fabritius

The Sentry

Carel Fabritius - The Sentry

Carel Fabritius
The Sentry
68 x 58 cm.
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left: C. FABRITIVS 1654
Staatliches Museum, Schwerin


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 5 info
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler II, Landau/Pfalz, 1983, nr. 607

Collection catalogues
Gero Seelig, Die holländische Genremalerei in Schwerin, Petersberg, 2010, pp. 90-94

Christopher Brown, Scenes of everyday life, London; Boston, 1984, p. 75
Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 142
Lyckle de Vries, Verhalen uit kamer, keuken en kroeg, [Amsterdam], 2005, plate 46


2004 Carel Fabritius 1622-1654, Nr. 12 info
2001 Vermeer and the Delft School, Nr. 20


possible recorded in 1677 and 1678 in the brewery 'De Werelt' in Leiden
acquired between 1725 and 1792, presumably after 1752 by Herzog Christian Ludwig II of Mecklenburg-Schwerin or his son Friedrich, after 1756 the reigning duke
1807-1815, Musée Napoléon *Musée du Louvre, Paris)
transferred to the State of Mecklenburg in 1919

External links

RKD 102602

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Carel Fabritius Mercury and Aglauros
Mercury and Aglauros
c. 1656-47

Carel Fabritius Self-Portrait

Carel Fabritius View in Delft
View in Delft

Carel Fabritius Hera
c. 1643

Carel Fabritius Scholar at a Table
Scholar at a Table