Samuel van Hoogstraten

Girl with a Broom



Samuel van Hoogstraten - Girl with a Broom



Samuel van Hoogstraten
Girl with a Broom
c. 1648
109 x 92 cm
Oil on canvas
Inscribed lower left on rim of well: Rembrandt f. 1651
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 299 (as Rembrandt)
Bredius 378 (as Rembrandt)
Bauch 270 info
Gerson 284
Bredius/Gerson 378 info
Tümpel A59 (follower of Rembrandt)
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler VI, Landau/Pfalz, 1994, nr. 2298b (as Samuel van Hoogstraten)

Collection catalogues
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 287-296 (as Rembrandt Workshop possibly Carel Fabritius)
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 354 (as Rembrandt)


Provenance

Almost certainly Herman Becker (c. 1617-1678), Amsterdam
Pierre Crozat (1665-1740), Paris, before 1740
by inheritance to his nephews, first to Louis-François Crozat, marquis du Châtel (1691-1750), Paris, and then (on Louis-François' death without a male heir) to Louis-Antoine Crozat, baron de Thiers (1699-1770), Paris
the latter's heirs
purchased 1772, through Denis Diderot (1713-1784) as an intermediary, by Catherine II, empress of Russia (1729-1796), for the Imperial Hermitage Gallery, Saint Petersburg
sold February 1931, as a painting by Rembrandt, through Matthiesen Gallery, Berlin, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, and M. Knoedler & Co., New York to Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded 1 May 1937 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA


Other works by Samuel van Hoogstraten


Samuel van Hoogstraten Mattheus van den Broucke
Mattheus van den Broucke

Samuel van Hoogstraten Perspective View of a Courtyard with a Young Man Reading
Perspective View of a Courtyard with a Young Man Reading

Samuel van Hoogstraten Perspective Portrait of a Young Man Reading in a Courtyard
Perspective Portrait of a Young Man Reading in a Courtyard

Samuel van Hoogstraten Self-portrait
Self-portrait
c. 1650

Samuel van Hoogstraten Perspective Portrait of a Boy Catching a Bird
Perspective Portrait of a Boy Catching a Bird