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Rembrandt as shepherd with staff and flute

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Rembrandt als herder met staf en fluit

Rembrandt as shepherd with staff and flute

Artist/ Creator
Govert Flinck
Title
Rembrandt as shepherd with staff and flute
Year
1636
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
74,5 x 64 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3451
Category
Paintings

Museum

Rijksmuseum

Conclusion

Since it is not known what happened to the painting between 1941 and when it was acquired in September 1942, its provenance is uncertain.

Reconstruction origin

1700-10-08
Unknown (auction), Amsterdam

Hoet 1752, I, p. 61. Possibly lot 48 'Twee Tronitjes, Herder en Herderin, van dito [Govert Flinck]'.

1776
Possibly: August Wilhelm, Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenb├╝ttel-Bevern (collection), Schloss Salzdahlum

Coll.cat. Schloss Salzdahlum 1776, p. 21, no. 40

1920-10-07
Frankfurter Kunstmesse (auction), Frankfurt am Main

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1921-05-10
Lepke (auction), Berlin

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1922
Possibly: H. Fuld (art dealer), The Hague

RKD, annotated Hofstede de Groot fiche 1160549

1923
Theo van Wijngaarden (art dealer), The Hague

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1923-1941
Ir Harry Alexander de Haas (collection), Wassenaar

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?
Fran├žois Parry (art dealer), The Hague

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? <> 1942
Firm Jonas and Kruseman, Amsterdam

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1942-09
Purchased by the museum from the firm Jonas and Kruseman, through mediation of art dealer Paul Brandt, Amsterdam

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1942-09 <> present day
Rijksmuseum,Amsterdam