Bartholomeus Breenbergh

The preaching of John the Baptist

Bartholomeus Breenbergh - The preaching of John the Baptist


Collection catalogues
Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 22

Eric Jan Sluijter, Rembrandt's rivals, Amsterdam; Philadelphia, 2015, fig. IIB-77


?sale, Amsterdam, 12 September 1708, nr. 12
?sale, Amsterdam, 7-8 May 1709, nr. 9
?sale, Amsterdam, 17 July 1709, nr. 15
?sale, Amsterdam, 22 March 1720, nr. 2
Theodore Boendermaker and his wife, Jacoba Elisabeth ten Grootenhuys, Amsterdam, until 1768
her estate sale, Amsterdam, 30 March 1768, nr. 2, to Van der Marck
Johan van der Marck, Leyden, 1768–died 1772
his estate sale, Amsterdam, 25 August 1773, nr. 30, to Fouquet
with Pieter Fouquet, Amsterdam, from 1773
Pierre-Louis-Paul Randon de Boisset, Paris, until died 1776
his estate sale, Rémy and Julliot, Paris, 27ff. February 1777, nr. 96
Joseph-François, comte de Vaudreuil, Paris, 1777–84
his sale, Le Brun, Paris, 24ff. November 1784, nr. 49, to Lenglier
sale, Paillet and Delaroche, Paris, 19-29 July 1802, nr. 13 to Paillet
with Alexandre Paillet, Paris, 1802, probably sold to Van Winter in or shortly after 1802
Pieter Nicolaas Simonsz. van Winter, Amsterdam, in or shortly after 1802–died 1807
his daughter, Lucretia Johanna van Winter, Amsterdam, 1807–22
Lucretia Johanna van Winter and her husband, Hendrik Six van Hillegom, 1822–both died by 1847
their sons, Jan Pieter Six van Hillegom and Pieter Hendrik Six van Vromade, Amsterdam, 1847–51
their anonymous sale, de Vries, Roos, and Brondgeest, Amsterdam, 25 November 1851, nr. 7, to Nieuwenhuys
with Nieuwenhuys, Brussels and London, from 1851
Charles Scarisbrick, Scarisbrick Hall and Wrightington Hall, Lancashire, until died 1860
his estate sale, Christie's, London, 10-25 May 1861, nr. 675, to Bohn
Henry George Bohn, North End House, Twickenham, 1861–died 1884
his estate sale, Christie's, London, 19ff. March 1885, nr. 200
J. Passmore Edwards, London, until 1902
sale, Christie's, London, 7 April 1902, nr. 60, to Schroeder
Baron Karl Kuffner de Dioszegh, Castle Dioszegh, Dioszegh, Czechoslovakia, until 1940
his son, Baron Raoul Kuffner de Dioszegh and the Baroness de Dioszegh (the painter Tamara de Lempicka), New York, 1940–48
their sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 18 November 1948, nr. 29
with Paul Drey, New York, in 1948
with Julius Weitzner, New York, sold to Chrysler
Walter P. Chrysler Jr., New York, by 1951–at least 1958
with M.R. Schweitzer, New York, until 1969, sold to Humann
Christian Humann, Paris, 1969–73, sold to Feigen
with Richard L. Feigen, New York, 1973–91, sold to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1991.305

Other works by Bartholomeus Breenbergh

Bartholomeus Breenbergh The martyrdom of Saint Lawrence
The martyrdom of Saint Lawrence

Bartholomeus Breenbergh Christ and the Woman of Samaria
Christ and the Woman of Samaria

Bartholomeus Breenbergh Resurrection of Christ
Resurrection of Christ

Bartholomeus Breenbergh Landscape with figures
Landscape with figures
c. 1625

Bartholomeus Breenbergh
The preaching of John the Baptist
54.6 x 75.2 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated, lower right: B.B.f. A 1634
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Purchase, The Annenberg Foundation Gift, 1991