Style of Jacob Backer

Portrait of an Old Woman



Style of Jacob Backer - Portrait of an Old Woman

Literature

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)


Provenance

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 Adriaensz. Backer Portrait of Harman Dircksz. van de Kolck
Portrait of Harman Dircksz. van de Kolck
1636

Jacob Adriaensz. Backer Young woman
Young woman
c. 1633-34

Jacob Adriaensz. Backer Nymphs making music after the hunt
Nymphs making music after the hunt
c. 1642-43

Jacob Adriaensz. Backer The Crowning of Mirtillo
The Crowning of 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