Jan Steen

A Pig Belongs in the Sty

Jan Steen - A Pig Belongs in the Sty

Jan Steen
A Pig Belongs in the Sty
c. 1673-75
85.8 x 72.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right: JSteen (JS in ligature)
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Collection catalogues
Compiled by Quentin Buvelot, Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague; Zwolle, 2004, pp. 142-143


Gerardus Vogel sale, Rotterdam, 3 July 1755 (Lugt 887), nr. 30
possibly Pieter Foucquet sale, London, 10-11 February 1773 (Lugt 2115), second day, nr. 33
Henry Doetsch sale, London, 22 June 1895 (Lugt 53661), nr. 428 (for 52 guineas to J. Murray for Bredius)
Abraham Bredius, The Hague, 1895-1946 (on loan to the Mauritshuis, since 1911)
bequest of Abraham Bredius, 1946

External links

Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 736

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