Jan Steen

Esther, Ahasuerus, and Haman



Jan Steen - Esther, Ahasuerus, and Haman



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


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 19a
Kirschenbaum 19a
Braun 300

Literature
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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External links

The Cleveland Museum of Art Accession number 1964.153

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Jan Steen Peasant Wedding
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