Jan Lievens

Samson and Delila



Jan Lievens - Samson and Delila


Attributed by the Rijksmuseum to Rembrandt.




Jan Lievens
Samson and Delila
1627-28
27.5 x 23.5 cm
Oil on panel
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
Corpus I C 1 info
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler III, Landau/Pfalz, 1986, nr. 1184
Schnackenburg 65
Manuth 4 (as Rembrandt)

Collection catalogues
Pieter J.J. van Thiel, C.J. de Bruyn Kops, Jola Cleveringa, Wouter Kloek, Annemarie Vels Heijn, All the paintings of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Amsterdam; Maarssen, 1976, p. 472 info

Literature
Gary Schwartz, Rembrandt zijn leven, zijn schilderijen, Maarssen, 1984, fig. 68
Christopher Brown, Jan Kelch & Pieter van Thiel, Rembrandt, New Haven; London, 1991, fig. 81
Peter van der Ploeg, Carola Vermeeren, Princely patrons, Hague; Zwolle, 1997, p. 185, fig. 2
Richard Verdi, Rembrandt's themes, New Haven, 2014, fig. 18
Ildikó Ember (ed.), Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age, Budapest, 2014, p. 62 fig. 3
Lyckle de Vries, Stories in gilded frames, Amsterdam, 2016, fig. 22
Stephanie S. Dickey and Jochen Sander (eds.), Rembrandt in Amsterdam, New Haven, 2021, fig. 11.5 (as Rembrandt)


Exhibitions

2019 Young Rembrandt, Nr. 83
2014 Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age, Nr. 83

Provenance

Private collection, England
with Thomas Agnew & Sons, London
Mrs Derek Fitzgerald, Heathfield Park (Sussex), by 1956
her sale, Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1963, nr. 14, bought for fl. 63,040 by the dealer P. de Boer for the Rijksmuseum
acquired by the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam as a gift from the Commissie voor Fotoverkoop
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External links

RKD 206142
Rijksmuseum Accession number SK-A-4096

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