Jan Steen

Woman Playing a Cittern

Jan Steen - Woman Playing a Cittern

Jan Steen
Woman Playing a Cittern
c. 1662
31 x 27.5 cm
Oil on panel
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Catalogues raisonnés
HDG 441a
Braun 132

Collection catalogues
Compiled by Quentin Buvelot, Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague; Zwolle, 2004, pp. 294-296

Wouter Kloek, Jan Steen (1626-1679), Zwolle; Amsterdam, 2005, fig. 54
Edwin Buijsen, The Young Vermeer, The Hague; Zwolle, 2010, fig. 22
Aneta Georgievska-Shine, Vermeer and the Art of Love, London, 2022, fig. 67
Pennen over penselen, Den Haag; Zwolle, 2022, pp. 234-235


G. Smith, London, 1880
P.J. Heseltine, London
Frits Lugt, Maartensdijk, 1919
E.G. Verkade, Delft (on loan to the Mauritshuis since 1919)
Mauritshuis, The Hague, purchased 1928

External links

RKD 25413
Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 779

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Jan Steen The Dancing Couple
The Dancing Couple
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