Rembrandt

The Circumcision



Rembrandt - The Circumcision

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

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


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



Other works by Rembrandt


Rembrandt Anastasius
Anastasius
1631

Rembrandt The Mill
The Mill
1645/48

Rembrandt A Heroine from the Old Testament
A Heroine from the Old Testament
c. 1633

Rembrandt Portrait of a Man Holding Gloves
Portrait of a Man Holding Gloves
1648

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