Samuel van Hoogstraten

Girl with a Broom



Samuel van Hoogstraten - Girl with a Broom

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 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

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 Perspective View of a Courtyard with a Young Man Reading
Perspective View of a Courtyard with a Young Man Reading

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