Jan Steen

Twelft Night

Jan Steen - Twelft Night

Jan Steen
Twelft Night
131.4 x 164.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, lower center, on bench: JSteen / 1662 (J and S joined)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 503a
Braun 159

Mariƫt Westermann, Art & home, Zwolle, 2001, fig. 170
Wouter Kloek, Jan Steen (1626-1679), Zwolle; Amsterdam, 2005, fig. 39


1996 Jan Steen, Painter and Storyteller, Nr. 18


1667, probably Hendrick Bugge van Ring (died 1667), Leyden
1806, possibly George Crawford, London
possibly Crawford sale, Christie's, London, 26 April 1806 nr. 23, to Jackson, Chelsea
possibly Jackson sale, Christie's, London, 8 April 1807, nr. 117, bought in
1931, Henry Hirsch, London
Hirsch sale, Christie's, London, 12 June 1931, nr. 22, bought in
Hirsch sale, Christie's, London, 11 May 1934, nr. 144, to H. van Praagh, The Hague
August, 1934, with D. Katz, Dieren
December, 1934, private collection, The Netherlands
by 1938 until at least 1944, Mrs. Jacques Coenraad (Elisabeth Hijman) Hartogs (born 1871 - died 1958), Arnhem
February, 1953, sold by Van den Bergh (probably Regina Freund Van den Bergh), London, to Schaeffer Galleries, New York
1954, sold by Schaeffer Galleries to the MFA

External links

Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 54.102

Other works by Jan Steen

Jan Steen Merry Company on a Terrace
Merry Company on a Terrace

Jan Steen The Worship of the Golden Calf
The Worship of the Golden Calf

Jan Steen Amnon and Tamar
Amnon and Tamar

Jan Steen The Wedding of Tobias and Sarah
The Wedding of Tobias and Sarah

Jan Steen Peasant Kermis
Peasant Kermis
c. 1668/70