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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The continence of Scipio

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De grootmoedigheid van Scipio

The continence of Scipio

Artist/ Creator
Giacinto Diana
Title
The continence of Scipio
Year
1765-1770
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
63 x 77 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3465
Category
Paintings

Museum

Rijksmuseum

Conclusion

Since this painting was bought during the war from a dealer whose identity remains unknown despite extensive provenance research, its provenance is uncertain. Consequently, the acquisition of the painting by Mulder on the Italian island Capri also cannot be verified. 

Reconstruction origin

?<>?
Unknown (art dealer), Capri, Italy

Inventory card

? <> 1944-06
T. Mulder (art dealer), Amsterdam

Inventory card

1944-06
Purchased by the museum from the art dealer T. Mulder

Inventory card

1944-06 <> present day
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam