Style of Jacob Backer

Portrait of an Old Woman

Style of Jacob Backer - Portrait of an Old Woman


Catalogues raisonnés
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler I, Landau/Pfalz, 1983, nr. 61 (Backer)
Peter van den Brink, Jaap van der Veen, Jacob Backer (1608/9-1651), Zwolle; Amsterdam; Aken, 2008, nr. C82 (rejected as by Backer)

Collection catalogues
Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 2 (Style of Backer)


Gerrit Muller, Amsterdam, until 1827
his sale, at his residence, Heerengracht, Amsterdam, 2 April 1827, nr. 57, as by Rembrandt, to ?Lelie
comte de Robiano, Brussels, until 1837
his sale, Hôtel du Defunt, Brussels, 1 May 1837, nr. 543, to Nieuwenhuys
D. Nieuwenhuys, Brussels, from 1837, sold to Demidoff
Anatole Demidoff, principe di San Donato, Palais de San Donato, Florence, and Paris, until 1868
his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 18 April 1868, nr. 11, to Narischkine
B. Narischkine, Paris, 1868–83
his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 5 April 1883, nr. 29, to Beurnonville
Étienne Martin, baron de Beurnonville, Paris, 1883–85
his sale, 3, rue Bayard, Paris, 3 June 1884, nr. 291, bought in
his anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 30-31 January 1885, nr. 68, to Kann
Rodolphe Kann, Paris, from 1885
with Durand-Ruel, New York, 1890–91, sold to Havemeyer
Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, New York, 1891–his death 1907
Mrs. H.O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer, New York, 1907–died 1929

External links

RKD 58850
Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 29.100.2

Other works by Jacob Adriaensz. Backer

Jacob Backer Smoker

Jacob Adriaensz. Backer Young boy with a cap
Young boy with a cap
c. 1639-40

Jacob Adriaensz. Backer Portrait of a lady
Portrait of a lady
c. 1649-50

Jacob Adriaensz. Backer Amaryllis Crowning Mirtillo
Amaryllis Crowning Mirtillo

Style of Jacob Backer
Portrait of an Old Woman
second quarter 17th century
71.1 x 61 cm
Oil on wood
Dated and inscribed: (lower right) Rembrandt / f. 1640; (upper left) ÆT·SVÆ·87·
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929