Jacob de Wit

Flora and Zephyr



Jacob de Wit - Flora and Zephyr


Sketch for a ceiling painting.




Jacob de Wit
Flora and Zephyr
1743
53 x 63.2 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, lower left: J.d.Wit / .1743
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906


Literature

Collection catalogues
Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 220


Provenance

?the artist, Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam 1743–died 1754
his estate sale, Amsterdam, 10 March 1755, nr. ?, as an unknown ceiling sketch
with Georges Hoentschel, Paris, until 1906, sold to Morgan
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York, 1906

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 07.225.301

Other works by Jacob de Wit


Jacob de Wit Sketch for a ceiling painting with the apotheosis of Aeneas
Sketch for a ceiling painting with the apotheosis of Aeneas
c. 1723

Jacob de Wit Jupiter and Callisto
Jupiter and Callisto
1727

Jacob de Wit The Presentation of Christ in the Temple
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple
1747

Jacob de Wit Allegory of the Arts (Sketch for a Ceiling Painting)
Allegory of the Arts (Sketch for a Ceiling Painting)
1742

Jacob de Wit Truth and Wisdom assist History in writing
Truth and Wisdom assist History in writing
1754