Rembrandt

Portrait of Maria Bockenolle, wife of Johannes Elison



Rembrandt - Portrait of Maria Bockenolle, wife of Johannes Elison

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Pendant:

Rembrandt - Portrait of the Reformed Minister Johannes Elison
Rembrandt
Portrait of the Reformed Minister Johannes Elison
1634

Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 646
Bredius 347
Bauch 477 info
Gerson 163
Bredius/Gerson 347 info
Corpus II A 99
Tümpel 235
Corpus VI 121b info



Provenance

with Galerie Charpentier, Paris, by 1952
with Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York, by 1956
acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1956
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1634, commissioned by Johannes Elison the Younger (b. 1606 - d. 1677), Amsterdam
by inheritance to his sister, Ann Elison Dover (b. 1614 - d. 1681) and her husband, Daniel Dover (b. 1619 - d. 1702), Ludham, Norfolk, England
by descent through their daughter, Mary Dover Colby (b. 1649 - d. 1718) to the Colby family, Yarmouth, England
Rev. Samuel Colby (b. 1781 - d. 1860), Little Ellingham Rectory, Norfolk, England
posthumous Colby sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, 30 June 1860, nrs. 22 and 23, sold for 1850 gns. to Fisher (dealer), London
sold by Fisher to Eugène Schneider (b. 1805 - d. 1875), Paris, 1863
Schneider sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 6 April 1876, nrs. 29 and 30, bought in and sold by the estate to Schneider's son, Henri Schneider (b. 1840 - d. 1898), Paris
by descent within the family and, by 1956, sold by the Schneider family, Paris, to Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York
sold by Rosenberg and Stiebel to the MFA for $360,000, 1956

External links

RKD 32573
Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 56.511

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Rembrandt
Portrait of Maria Bockenolle, wife of Johannes Elison
1634
175.1 x 124.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right: Rembrandt•ƒ[ ]•1634
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
William K. Richardson Fund