Jan Steen

'The Candle Makers'



Jan Steen - 'The Candle Makers'



Jan Steen
'The Candle Makers'
c. 1665-70
41.6 x 31.5 cm
Oil on panel
Signed lower right: JSteen (JS in ligature)
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Provenance

Jan Jacob Brants
his sale, Amsterdam, 20 April 1813 (Lugt 8352), nr. 28 (400 guilders to J. de Vos)
B.A. Baron van Verschuer, The Hague, until 1901
his sale, Amsterdam, 26 November 1901 (Lugt 59550), nr. 433 (6,600 guilders to Van Hulck)
Hendrik Cornelis van den Honert, Baarn
by inheritance to his daughter, Magdalena Christiana van den Honert, Baarn, later Hilversum (on long-term loan to the Mauritshuis, since 1954)
gift of Magdalena Christiana van den Honert, 1957
exhibited in the Prince William V Gallery, The Hague, since 2010
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External links

RKD 6512
Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 920

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