Willem Drost

The Sibyl


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Willem Drost - The Sibyl
Literature
Bikker 10

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


Provenance
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
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Willem Drost - Vertumnus and Pomona
Willem Drost - Young Boy
Willem Drost - Self-portrait
Willem Drost - Portrait of a lady
Vertumnus and Pomona
Young Boy
Self-portrait
Portrait of a lady
1653
 
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