Jan Lievens

Samson and Delila

Jan Lievens - Samson and Delila

Attributed by the Rijksmuseum to Rembrandt.

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


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)
Giltaij 530 (circle of 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

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)


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


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

External links

RKD 206142
Rijksmuseum Accession number SK-A-4096

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Jan Lievens Gideon's Sacrifice
Gideon's Sacrifice
early 1650s

Jan Lievens Saint Jerome Meditating in a Grotto
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c. 1630

Jan Lievens The Card Players
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c. 1623-24

Attributed to Jan Lievens The Feast of Esther
The Feast of Esther
c. 1625

Jan Lievens The Lamentation of Christ (modello)
The Lamentation of Christ (modello)
c. 1640