Thomas de Keyser

Portrait of Constantijn Huygens



Thomas de Keyser - Portrait of Constantijn Huygens

Literature

Collection catalogues
Neil MacLaren, revised and expanded by Christopher Brown, The Dutch school, 1600-1900, London, 1991, pp. 215-216, plate 184
Christopher Baker and Tom Henry, The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London, 2001, p. 361

Literature
Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt, Amsterdam, [2016], fig. 218
Stephanie S. Dickey (ed.), Rembrandt and his circle, Amsterdam, 2017, fig. 3.4
Larry Silver, Rembrandt's Holland, London, 2018, fig. 36



Provenance

most probably the full-length portrait of Constantijn Huygens with his clerk or page which was in the inventory of possessions of Huygens's last direct descendant, Susanna Louisa Huygens, widow of Baron Willem van Wassenaer van Ruyven, who died in The Hague in December 1785
collection of Anna Maria Ebeling, wife of Jonkheer Paul Iwan Hogguer, who died in 1812
Anna Maria Ebeling sale, Amsterdam, 18 sqq. August 1817, nr. 37, bought by Coders
John Webb sale, London, 30-31 May 1821, nr. 145), bought by Simmons
Richard Simmons
National Gallery, London, Richard Simmons Bequest, 1847
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External links

National Gallery, London Accession number NG212

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Thomas de Keyser Portrait of Loef Vredericx as a Standard-Bearer
Portrait of Loef Vredericx as a Standard-Bearer
1626

Thomas de Keyser King Cyrus returns the treasures of the temple
King Cyrus returns the treasures of the temple
1660

Thomas de Keyser Group Portrait of an Unidentified Body
Group Portrait of an Unidentified Body
c. 1625-30

Thomas de Keyser The Syndics of the Amsterdam Goldsmiths Guild
The Syndics of the Amsterdam Goldsmiths Guild
1627

Thomas de Keyser
Portrait of Constantijn Huygens
1627
92.4 x 69.3 cm
Oil on panel
Signed on the front of the chimney-piece_TDK AN 1627 (TDK in monogram)
The National Gallery, London