Rembrandt (and Workshop?) - The Apostle Paul



Rembrandt (and Workshop?)
The Apostle Paul
c. 1657
131.5 x 104.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right on desk: Rembrandt f
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 178
Bredius 612
Bauch 221 info
Gerson 295
Bredius/Gerson 612 (doubted attribution) info
Tümpel A16 (circle of Rembrandt)
Corpus VI 254 info
Manuth 84
Giltaij 655 (Rembrandt and workshop)

Collection catalogues
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 241-247
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 368

Literature
Richard Verdi, Rembrandt's themes, New Haven, 2014, fig. 105


Provenance

Johan van Schuylenburg, The Hague
his sale, The Hague, 20 September 1735, nr. 31
Backer. Pierre-Louis Éveillard de Livois (1736-1790), Angers
his estate sale, by Sentout, Angers, unknown date in 1791, nr. 65
Gamba
his sale, by Paillet and Geoffroy, Paris, 17-18 December 1811, 1st day, nr. 26, bought in
purchased soon after this sale by Ferdinando Marescalchi (1754-1816), Bologna
Sir George Hayter (1792-1871), London, by 1841
his sale, Christie & Manson, London, 3 May 1845, no. 82, as Portrait of Cornelius Von Schrevellier
with Nieuwenhuys
James-Alexandre, comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier (1776-1855), Paris
his sale, at his residence, Paris, 27 March-4 April 1865 (this lot 31 March), nr. 182
purchased by Otto Mündler, Paris for Ivor Bertie Guest, 1st baron Wimborne (1835-1914), Canford Manor, Dorsetshire
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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Rembrandt The Polish Rider
The Polish Rider
c. 1655

Rembrandt Maurits Huygens
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