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Lutheran Deanery in Amsterdam

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Lutheran Deanery in Amsterdam

Artist/ Creator
Hermanus Petrus Schouten
Title
Lutheran Deanery in Amsterdam
Year
c. 1772
Technique
Pencil, pen and brush and grey and black ink
Size
257 x 354 mm
Inventorynumber
10097/2346
Description

The drawing is traced in pen on the back and scored for a print in the Fouquet Altas.

Category
Drawings

Museum

Stadsarchief Amsterdam

Conclusion

This drawing was purchased at the auction of the collection of the May-Fulds, a Jewish couple.

Explanation

This drawing, along with those by Paulus van Liender and Caspar Philips Jacobsz, belonged to the collection of Siegfried Paul Daniël May and Rosine Mariane May-Fuld. They were confiscated by the Germans after the couple took their own lives in May 1940 and sold at Frederik Muller auction house in Amsterdam at sales on 14-17 October and 2-5 December 1941.

Stadsarchief has established contact with the heirs in coordination the Van Eeghen family.

The archive is in contact with the heirs.

Reconstruction origin

Before 1941-12-02
Siegfried Paul Daniƫl May (collection), Amsterdam

Archive inventory; see Frederik Muller cat., Amsterdam, 2 December 1941, no. 27 (as: ‘Gezicht van het Nieuw Gebouwde Luthersche Diaconiehuys tot Amsterdam’)

1941-12-02
Frederik Muller (auction), Amsterdam

Archive inventory; see Frederik Muller cat., Amsterdam, 2 December 1941, no. 27 (as: ‘Gezicht van het Nieuw Gebouwde Luthersche Diaconiehuys tot Amsterdam’)

1941-12-02
Purchased by the archive at Frederik Muller auction

Archive inventory

1941-12-02 <> present day
Stadsarchief Amsterdam