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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 180

    Jacob van Spreeuwen (Leiden 1609/10-after 1650)

    The Presentation at the Temple

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jacob van Spreeuwen (Leiden 1609/10-after 1650)
    The Presentation at the Temple
    signed and dated 'Ao 1636·IV·SPREEW..' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    50.4 x 67.5 cm.


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    Rembrandt's depiction of his mother was most likely used by van Spreeuwen for the figure of the prophet Hanna (see Sumowski, op. cit.).

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    Provenance

    with Molle, Lyon.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Amsterdam 10 November 1998, lot 18.
    Juan de Areilza y Churruca, 1990.


    Literature

    W. Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt Schüle, Landau, 1983, V, p. 3064, no. 56, illustrated, p. 3077.