Gerbrand van den Eeckhout

Peter and John before Annas, the High Priest



Gerbrand van den Eeckhout - Peter and John before Annas, the High Priest



Gerbrand van den Eeckhout
Peter and John before Annas, the High Priest
1671
64.5 x 84.6 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left: G. v Eeckhout. fe / Ao 1671.
Sale Sotheby's, London, 6 December 2018


Provenance

Probably Du Preuil (d. 1849), Conseiller d'État, Duchy of Berg;
His sale et al., Paris, Lebrun, 25 November 1811, nr. 82 ('la couleur et l'harmonie rappellent les plus beaux ouvrages de Rembrandt [...] C'est l'un des plus remarquables que nous ayons vu de ce maître'), for 800 Francs to Paillet;
Anonymous sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 29 March 1939, nr. 38, for 4,600 Francs (as La femme adultère);
With Kunsthandel Erica, The Hague, 1939;
Anonymous sale, Stuttgart, Hermann Combé, 13 November 1952, nr. 297, where probably acquired by the father of the present owner;
Thence by descent
Sale Sotheby's, London, 6 December 2018, nr. 170

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