Rembrandt

The Circumcision



Rembrandt - The Circumcision



Rembrandt
The Circumcision
1661
56.5 x 75 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right: Rembrandt. f. 1661
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 82
Bredius 596
Bauch 93 info
Gerson 350
Bredius/Gerson 596 info
Tümpel A12 (Studio of Rembrandt)
Corpus V 30
Corpus VI 286 info
Manuth 74
Giltaij 637

Collection catalogues
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 270-276
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 367


Exhibitions

1898 De Rembrandt tentoonstelling te Amsterdam, Nr. 115

Provenance

Lodewijck van Ludick (1607-1669), Amsterdam, by 1662
probably Ferdinand Bol (1616-1680), by 1669
probably Isaak van den Blooken, The Netherlands, by 1707
his sale, Jan Pietersz. Zomer, Amsterdam, 11 May 1707, nr. 1
Duke of Ancaster
his sale, March 1724, nr.18
Andrew Hay
his sale, Cock, London, 14-15 February 1745, nr. 47
John Spencer, 1st earl Spencer (1734-1783), Althorp, Northamptonshire
by inheritance through the earls Spencer to John Poyntz, 5th earl Spencer (1835-1910), Althorp
with Arthur J. Sulley & Co., London
Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, by 1912
inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
gift 1942 to NGA



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The Apostle Peter Standing
1632

Rembrandt Man with a Steel Gorget
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Rembrandt Interior with a window and a winding staircase
Interior with a window and a winding staircase
1632

Rembrandt Old Woman Reading
Old Woman Reading
1655

Rembrandt Portrait of a young woman, possibly Magdalena van Loo
Portrait of a young woman, possibly Magdalena van Loo
c. 1668