Willem Drost

The Sibyl

Willem Drost - The Sibyl

Willem Drost
The Sibyl
c. 1654
97.8 x 78.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915


Catalogues raisonnés
Bredius 438 (Rembrandt)
Bikker 10
Giltaij 474 (Willem Drost)

Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 39


Richard Clemson Barnett, London, until 1881
his sale, Christie's, London, January 1881, nr. 90, as by Rembrandt, to Lesser
with Lesser, London, from 1881
baron Étienne de Beurnonville, Paris, by 1884–85
his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 3 June 1884, nr. 293, as by Rembrandt,bought in
his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 30-31 January 1885, nr. 69, as by Rembrandt
with Sedelmeyer, Paris, in 1902
with T.J. Blakeslee, New York, in 1902
with Lawrie & Co., London, by 1902–5
their sale, Christie's, London, 28 January 1905, nr. 102, bought in
with Trotti, Paris, 1905, sold to Davis
Theodore M. Davis, Newport, R.I., 1905–died 1915
his estate, on loan to the MMA, 1915–30

External links

RKD 232774
Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 30.95.268

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Willem Drost Mercury and Argus
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Willem Drost Young Boy
Young Boy

Willem Drost The Young Daniel
The Young Daniel
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Willem Drost Cook at a Window
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