Jan Steen

The Prayer before the Meal

Jan Steen - The Prayer before the Meal

Jan Steen
The Prayer before the Meal
52.7 x 44.5 cm
Oil on panel
The Leiden Collection, New York


HdG 375, 397b
Braun 115


Johannes Enschede, Haarlem
his sale, Haarlem, Tako Jelgersma and Vincent Van der Vinne, 30 May 1786, nr. 22 [for 175 florins]
anonymous sale, Alkmaar, H. Hartemink and J. P. Van Horstok, 17 November 1788, nr. 1 [to Du Tour for 700 florins]
Ocke, Leiden
his sale, Leiden, 21 April 1817, nr. 128 [to Ocke for 440 florins]
sale, E. Michael Engelberts, Amsterdam, Van der Schley, Roos and De Vries, 25 August 1817, nr. 91 [to De Vries for 275 florins]
E.E. Baron Collot d’Escury, Leeuwarden
his sale, Leeuwarden, J. Proost, 17 October 1831, nr. 33 [to Berg for 395 florins]
Mr. Chaplin, London, by 1831
James Morrison (1790–1857), Basildon Park, London, by 1848
by descent to his widow, Mary Anne Morrison (d. 1887)
by descent to their son, Charles Morrison (d. 1909), by 1894
by inheritance to James Morrison’s brother, Walter Morrison, Basildon Park
by inheritance to his nephew, Colonel James Archibald Morrison (1873–1934), Basildon Park, by 1910
by inheritance to his daughter, Mary Morrison, by 1934, who married John Henry Dent-Brocklehurst of Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire in 1924
by inheritance to Geoffrey Mark Dent-Brocklehurst, Sudeley Castle
sale, Sotheby’s, London, 5 December 2012, nr. 9 to Naumann
with Otto Naumann, Ltd., New York
from whom acquired by the present owner in 2012

External links

RKD 248400
Leiden Collection, New York Accession number JS-116

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