Investigation into the provenance of museum collections in connection with the theft, confiscation and sale of objects under duress between 1933 and 1945.

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Peasants Harvesting in a Landscape

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Peasants Harvesting in a Landscape

Artist/ Creator
Marten van Valckenborch I
Title
Peasants Harvesting in a Landscape
Year
c. 1565
Technique
Oil on panel
Size
43,8 x 60,9 cm
Inventorynumber
0539
Category
Paintings

Museum

Rijksmuseum Twenthe

Conclusion

This painting was part of a collection belonging to Bernhard Albert Mayer of Mainz, who may have been forced by political circumstances in Germany to sell his collection.

Explanation

On 25 June 1934, Paul Graupe auction house sold the painting collection of Bernhard Albert Mayer of Mainz. This may have been Dr Bernhard Albert Mayer (1866-1947), a Jewish jeweller who lived in Mainz and served as president of the Jewish community from 1908 to 1941. He emigrated to Argentina in 1941.

Reconstruction origin

? <> 1913-12-02
Prof. Wedewer (collection), Wiesbaden

See Rudolph Lepke cat., Berlin, 2 December 1913, no. 68 (ill.); see Paul Graupe cat., Berlin, 25 June 1934, no. 43 (ill.)

1913-12-02
Rudolph Lepke (auction), Berlin

See Rudolph Lepke cat., Berlin, 2 December 1913, no. 68 (ill.); see Paul Graupe cat., Berlin, 25 June 1934, no. 43 (ill.)

? <> 1934-06-25
Kom.-Rat Bernhard Albert Mayer (collection), Mainz

See Paul Graupe cat., Berlin, 25 June 1934, no. 43 (ill.)

1934-06-25
Paul Graupe (auction), Berlin

See Paul Graupe cat., Berlin, 25 June 1934, no. 43 (ill.)

? <> 1936-06-18
P. de Boer (art dealer), Amsterdam

Museum inventory

1936-06-18 <> 1964-03-07
G.B.W ter Kuile (collection), Enschede

Museum inventory

1964-03-07
Bequeathed to the museum by G.B.W ter Kuile
1964-03-07 <> present day
Rijksmuseum Twenthe