The Lamentation

Rembrandt - The Lamentation

The Lamentation
31.9 x 26.7 cm
Oil on paper and canvas on panel
The National Gallery, London


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 136
Bredius 565
Bauch 69 info
Gerson 89
Bredius/Gerson 565 info
Tümpel 62
Corpus III A 107
Corpus VI 113 info
Manuth 56
Giltaij 609

Collection catalogues
Neil MacLaren, revised and expanded by Christopher Brown, The Dutch school, 1600-1900, London, 1991, pp. 321-328, plate 279
Christopher Baker and Tom Henry, The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London, 2001, p. 561
David Bomford, Jo Kirby, Ashok Roy, Axel Rüger, Raymond White, Rembrandt, London; [New Haven, Conn.], 2006, nr. 7

Gary Schwartz, Rembrandt zijn leven, zijn schilderijen, Maarssen, 1984, fig. 109
Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt in nieuw licht, Amsterdam, 2009, fig. 106 (detail)
Erna E. Kok, Netwerkende kunstenaars in de Gouden Eeuw, Hilversum, 2016, fig. 19
Norbert Middelkoop (ed.), Ferdinand Bol and Govert Flinck, Amsterdam, 2017, fig. 26


collection of J. Barij [Jean or Jacob de Bary?], Amsterdam, apparently in 1730
Joseph Smith (Consul Smith), Venice by 1738
bought from Joseph Smith by George III, 1762
passed into the collection of Richard Dalton, Surveyor of the King's Pictures
Richard Dalton's sale, London, 9-11 April 1791, 2nd day, lot 19, bought by Grosier for Sir Joshua Reynolds
Sir Joshua Reynolds sale, 13 sqq. March 1795, 3rd day, lot 38, bought by Sir George Beaumont, Bart.
presented by Sir George Beaumont to the British Museum for the proposed National Gallery, 1823
transferred to the National Gallery, 1828

External links

RKD 52659
National Gallery, London Accession number NG43

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