Rembrandt - Minerva

137 x 116 cm
Oil on canvas
The Leiden Collection, New York

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Ferdinand Bol - Minerva
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Catalogues raisonnés
HdG -
Bredius 469
Bauch 259 info
Gerson 94
Bredius/Gerson 469 info
Tümpel 106
Corpus III A 114
Corpus VI 139 info
Manuth 104
Giltaij 510

Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt in nieuw licht, Amsterdam, 2009, fig. 120


James, 13th Lord Somerville (1698–1765), Drum House, Scotland
by descent to his grandson John Southey, 15th Lord Somerville (1765–1819)
possibly sale, European Museum, London, March 1818, nr. 166, unsold
sale, European Museum, London, March 1819, nr. 166, unsold
by descent to Louisa Harriet Somerville Henry (1835–1923), The Pavilion, Melrose, Roxburghshire, and of Malborough Buildings, Bath
her sale, Christie’s, London, 21 November 1924, no. 123 to Lewis & Simmons or to Smith
Lewis & Simmons, New York, 1925–26
Lord Joseph Duveen, New York, by 1929
Jules Semon Bache (1861–1944), New York, 1929
with Duveen Brothers, Inc., New York & Paris, to Marczell von Nemes, October 1929
Baron Marczell von Nemes (1866–1930), Munich
his sale, Munich, Mensing & Fils, F. Muller, P. Cassirer, H. Helbing, 16–19 June 1931, nr. 59, to Mensing & Zoon, Amsterdam, or to an unknown American buyer
Dr. Axel L. Wenner-Gren (1881–1961), Stockholm, by 1935
his sale, London, Sotheby’s, 24 March 1965, nr. 21 to Julius Weitzner, London, and Hallsborough Galleries, London probably to Antenor Patiño, Paris
probably Antenor Patiño collection, Paris
sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 6 June 1975, nr. 27, to Baron Marcel Bich
Baron Marcel Bich (1914–94), Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France
private collection, Japan, by 1988
with Alfred Bader Fine Arts, Milwaukee, and Otto Naumann, Ltd., New York, 2001
from whom acquired by the present owner in 2008

External links

RKD 47937
Leiden Collection, New York Accession number RR-107

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