Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem

Allegory of Summer

Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem - Allegory of Summer

Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem
Allegory of Summer
94 x 88 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower left: Berchem f.
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Collection catalogues
Compiled by Quentin Buvelot, Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague; Zwolle, 2004, pp. 62-63

Paul Schnabel, Anders gekeken, Zwolle, 2021, fig. 358


Herman van Swoll, Amsterdam, c.1670-1698
his sale, Amsterdam, 22 April 1699, nr. 20 (the entire series for 570 guilders)
private collection, Amsterdam
anonymous sale, Amsterdam, 13 July 1718 (Lugt 267), nr. 5 (the entire series for 505 guilders)
sale Amsterdam (Daniel Adrianus Beukelaar), 22 May 1731 (Lugt 409a), nr. 1
Morel collection, Paris
Morel sale, Paris (Lebrun), 3 May 1786 (Lugt 4025 and 4040), nr. 70 (the entire series for 7801 livres to Langlier)
Jacques Langlier Gallery, Paris, 1786-1789
his sale (‘Lenglier’), Paris (Lebrun), 15 April 1789 (Lugt 4422 and 4429), nr. 50 (unsold)
private collection, Paris, until 1834
Marseille Middleton Holloway, London
his sale, London, 1872 (the entire series for 170 pounds to Nieuwenhuys)
Charles J. Nieuwenhuys Gallery, Brussels and London, 1872-1886
his sale, London (Christie’s), 17 July 1886 (Lugt 45927), nr. 55 (together with inv. nr. 1220 for 49 guineas to McLean)
McLean collection, London
Eugène Fischof Gallery, Paris (together with inv. nr. 1220)
anonymous sale, London (Christie’s), 22 June 1901, nr. 3
anonymous collection, United States, until 1924
A.- G. (Boehler & Steinmeyer) Gallery, Lucerne, 1924-1927
D. Katz Gallery, Dieren, 1927
A.- G. Luzern (Boehler & Steinmeyer) Gallery, Lucerne, 1934
anonymous collection, The Netherlands, 1934 (via D. Katz Gallery, Dieren?)
sale The Hague (Van Marle and Bignell), 3 May 1944, nr. 10 (offered for sale by ‘Schilderijen en Antiquiteitenhandel v/h D. Katz N.V.’, Dieren/The Hague for 10.500 guilders to Dik on commission of Schmidt)
J. Dik Gallery, Amsterdam, 1944
Führermuseum, Linz (Linz number 3479; bought for 12.180 guilders from Dik)
Central Collecting Point, Altaussee, 1945
Central Collecting Point, Munich, 8 July 1945-8 July 1946; NK collection (inv. nr. NK 2732), since 1946, kept by Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit (SNK) / Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (RBK), The Hague / Instituut Collectie Nederland (ICN), Amsterdam-Rijswijk / Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed/Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE), Amersfoort-Rijswijk
on loan to the Kunsthistorisch Instituut, Utrecht, from 1948
on loan to the Prince William V Gallery, The Hague, from 1977
on loan to the Mauritshuis, The Hague, 1992-2010
transferred by the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands into the keeping of the Mauritshuis, 2010

External links

Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 1091

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