Jacob Backer


Jacob Backer - Shepherd

Jacob Backer
c. 1644
52.2 x 40.8 cm
Oil on panel
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Catalogues raisonnés
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler I, Landau/Pfalz, 1983, nr. 36

Collection catalogues
Compiled by Quentin Buvelot, Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague; Zwolle, 2004, pp. 56-57

Pennen over penselen, Den Haag; Zwolle, 2022, pp. 344-345


Count Otto Thort and heirs, Gavnø Castle, Denmark, 1785-1976
Robert Noortman Gallery, London and Maastricht
Mauritshuis, The Hague, purchased 1977

External links

RKD 1964
Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 1057

Other works by Jacob Adriaensz. Backer

Jacob Backer Diana and Her Nymphs
Diana and Her Nymphs

Jacob Backer Portrait of Jan Lutma
Portrait of Jan Lutma
c. 1646

Jacob Backer Old Man
Old Man
c. 1632/33

Attributed to Jacob Backer Old Woman in an Armchair
Old Woman in an Armchair

Jacob Backer Saint Andrew
Saint Andrew
c. 1630