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Possibly Johan Pater and Antonietta Pater-Wtewael, Utrecht, up to 1655. Probably Isaac Goudeket (1882-1943), as J. Rottenhammer.
Probably looted by the Nazi authorities, 1942-3.
in the custody of the Dutch Government.
Restituted in March 2007 to the heirs of Isaac Goudeket.
A.W. Lowenthal, 'Wtewael's Moses and Dutch Mannerism', in Studies in the History of Art, 6, 1974, p. 137, fig. 13, as Joachim Wtewael.
C. Wright, Paintings in Dutch Museums. An Index of Oil Paintings in Public Collections in The Netherlands by Artists born before 1870, London, 1980, p. 28.
A.W. Lowenthal, Joachim Wtewael and Dutch Mannerism, Doornspijk, 1986, p. 160, no. B-1, fig. 136, under problematical attributions.
Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 324, fig. 2891, as Joachim Wtewael?.
R.E.O. Ekkart et al, Herkomst gezocht. Deelrapportage IV, 2002, pp. 276-7, no. NK3424.