Barend Fabritius

The Adoration of the Shepherds


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Barend Fabritius - The Adoration of the Shepherds
Literature
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler II, Landau/Pfalz, 1983, nr. 573

Neil MacLaren, revised and expanded by Christopher Brown, The Dutch school, 1600-1900, London, 1991, p. 134, plate 114


Provenance
a 'Birth of Christ, by Fabritius' was in the Cornelis Wittert, Heer van Valkenburg sale, Rotterdam, 11 April 1731, nr. 73
collection of Edward Habich, Cassel by 1881
appears in the catalogue of the Edward Habich sale, Cassel, 9-10 May 1892, nr. 49, but was purchased by The National Gallery from Habich in 1891
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Barend Fabritius - The slaughtered pig
Barend Fabritius - Mercury and Argus
Barend Fabritius - The satyr and the peasant
Barend Fabritius - The presentation of Christ in the Temple
The slaughtered pig
Mercury and Argus
1662
The satyr and the peasant
1662
The presentation of Christ in the Temple
1668
 
Barend Fabritius
The Adoration of the Shepherds
1667
66 x 61 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed on the lower part of the mager, in the shadow: Fab it u / 1667
The National Gallery, London