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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Scene with Bacchantes

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Bacchanten scène

Scene with Bacchantes

Artist/ Creator
Jacob van Loo
Title
Scene with Bacchantes
Year
1653
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
63 x 55 cm
Inventorynumber
SK-A-3483
Category
Paintings

Museum

Rijksmuseum

Conclusion

Since the painting was offered on the German art market in 1931 and only surfaced again in New York in 1942, its provenance is uncertain.

Reconstruction origin

? <> 1905-10-10
Von Bernatzky † (collection), Edinburgh
1905-10-10
J.M. Heberle (auction), Cologne
1918-02-26
Lempertz (auction), Cologne
1928-05-08
Lempertz (auction), Cologne
? <> 1931-05-07
A. Salm (collection), Cologne
1931-05-07
Lempertz (auction), Cologne
1942-12-03
Parke-Bernet Galleries (auction), New York
1942-12-03 <> 1947-01
H. Schaeffer (art dealer), New York

GRI, Spec. Coll., Schaeffer Galleries Archive, acc. no. 910148, box 7, sales records, paintings sold or returned, no. 747.

1947-01
Donated to the museum by the art dealer H. Schaeffer
1947-01<> present day
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam