Rembrandt - Lucretia

120 x 101 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated center left: Rembrandt / 1664
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection


Catalogues raisonnés
Bredius 484
Bauch 284 info
Bredius/Gerson 484 info
Giltaij 524 (pupil of Rembrandt)

Collection catalogues
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 280-287
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 369

Esmée Quodbach (ed.), Holland's Golden Age in America, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2014, fig. 81


2014 Rembrandt: The Late Works, Nr. 115
2001 Rembrandt's Women, Nr. 141


Jean-Joseph-Pierre-Augustin Lapeyrière (1779-1831, known as Augustin Lapeyrière, then de Lapeyrière), Paris
his sale, Galerie Le Brun, Paris, 19 April 1825 and days following (originally scheduled for 14 March 1825 and days following), nr. 143
Michael M. Zachary (died 1837), London
sale, Phillips, London, 14-15 April 1826, 1st day, nr. 64, bought in
Zachary sale, Phillips, London, 31 May 1828, nr. 25
purchased by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830) for Hugh Andrew Johnstone Munro (1797-1864), London, and Novar House, near Evanton, Ross-shire, Scotland
Paul Pavlovich Demidoff (1839-1885), Prince of San Donato, near Florence
his sale, at his residence, Florence, 15 March-10 April 1880, nr. 1146
with Léon Gauchez, Paris
sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 13 July 1889, nr. 56, bought in
with Léon Gauchez, Paris, until at least 1893
with Bourgeois & Cie., Paris
with Leo Nardus (1868-1955), Suresnes, France, and New York
Matthew Chaloner Durfee Borden (1842-1912), New York, by 1906
his estate sale, American Art Association, New York, 13-14 February 1913, 1st day, nr. 28
with M. Knoedler & Co., New York and Paris
sold 1913 to Frederik Müller and Co., Amsterdam
sold 1913 to August Janssen (1863-1918), Amsterdam
his estate
sold 1919 with the entire Janssen collection to Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam
Hermann Heilbuth (1861-1945), Copenhagen, by 1920
with Ehrich Brothers, New York, in 1921
with M. Knoedler & Co., New York and Paris
sold November 1921 to Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded 28 December 1934 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA

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Rembrandt The Holy Family
The Holy Family
c. 1634

Rembrandt The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Johan Deyman
The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Johan Deyman

Rembrandt Young Woman at an Open Half-door
Young Woman at an Open Half-door
c. 1654

Rembrandt Susanna and the Elders
Susanna and the Elders

Rembrandt Christ on the cross
Christ on the cross