Jan Steen

Esther, Ahasuerus, and Haman



Jan Steen - Esther, Ahasuerus, and Haman

Literature

HdG 19a
Braun 300

Peter Marijnissen, Wim de Paus, Peter Schoon, George Schweitzer (redactie), De Zichtbaere Werelt, Zwolle, 1992, p. 174, fig. 2


Exhibitions

2018 Jan Steen's Histories, Nr. 9
1990 Great Dutch Paintings in America, Nr. 61

Provenance

Possibly Jan de Wijs, Amsterdam, 1684
possibly sale Amsterdam, 17 September 1727, nr. 16 (135 guilders)
possibly Willem Six sale, Amsterdam, 12 May 1734, nr. 124 (19.50 guilders to Jan Hendrik Mos)
possibly D. Reus sale, Amsterdam, 24 May 1752, nr. 24 (16.10 guilders)
sale Amsterdam, 23 May 1764, nr. 30 (151 guilders to P. Yver)
with Douwes Bros., Amsterdam, before 1926
W.J.R. Dreesmann collection, Amsterdam, 1926-1954
Museum Dreesmann, Amsterdam, before 1938-1954
Dreesmann heirs' collection, Wassenaar, 1954-1960
Dreesmann sale, Amsterdam, 22-25 March 1960, nr. 15
with Douwes Bros., Amsterdam, 1960-1962
with G. Cramer, The Hague, 1963
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1964, John L. Severance Fund
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Other works by Jan Steen


Jan Steen A Peasant Family at Meal-time ('Grace before Meat')
A Peasant Family at Meal-time ('Grace before Meat')

Jan Steen An Interior with a Man offering an Oyster to a Woman
An Interior with a Man offering an Oyster to a Woman

Jan Steen A Pedlar selling Spectacles outside a Cottage
A Pedlar selling Spectacles outside a Cottage

Jan Steen The Sick Woman
The Sick Woman
C. 1663-66

Jan Steen
Esther, Ahasuerus, and Haman
c. 1668
70 x 92.9 cm
Oil on canvas
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland