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Richard Brakenburgh (Haarlem 1650-1702 Leeuwarden)
Richard Brakenburgh (Haarlem 1650-1702 Leeuwarden)

The Eve of Saint Nicholas

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Richard Brakenburgh (Haarlem 1650-1702 Leeuwarden)
The Eve of Saint Nicholas
signed 'R. Brakenburg' (lower right)
oil on canvas
76.5 x 88 cm.
Provenance
Van Eijk; sold to
Jhr. mr. Johan Steengracht van Oostcapelle (1782-1846), The Hague (Dfl. 400); his estate sale, to his daughter
Cecilia Maria Baroness van Pallandt-Steengracht (1813-1899), Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse (family auction for Dfl. 550); by descent to her daughter
Cornelia Johanna Countess van Lynden-van Pallandt (1840-1923), Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse, by whom lent to the Mauritshuis, The Hague 1899-1925; by descent to her son
Jan Maurits Diederic Count van Lynden (1864-1930), Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse; by descent to his son
Jan Carel Elias Count van Lynden (1912-2003), Kasteel Keukenhof Lisse, at least until after WWII.
with Katz, Dieren, 1949-57.
property of the late M.-B. Katz, Dieren;
Paul Brandt, Amsterdam, 14-20 May 1963, lot 408.
Anonymous sale: Mak van waay, Amsterdam, 1 May 1974, lot 23 (Dfl 65,000).
Literature
A. Bredius, C. Hofstede de Groot, Musée Royal de La Haye (Mauritshuis): catalogue raisonné des tableaux et des sculptures, The Hague, 1914, no. 647.
G. Jaspers, 'Uit het oog - niet uit het hart. De teloorgang van een schilderijencollectie' in: G. Jaspers e.a. ed., Kunst, natuur en techniek op en rond kasteel Keukenhof, Hilversum 2009, pp. 14-23,
illustrated on p. 14.
Exhibited
The Hague, Gotische Galerij Noordeinde, Tentoonstelling van schilderijen van oude meesters in de zalen van het gotisch paleis in het Noordeinde te 's-Gravenhage ten behoeve der watersnoodlijdenden onder de hooge bescherming van Hunne Majesteiten de Koning en de Koningin, 1881.
Koninklijk Kabinet van Schilderijen Mauritshuis, The Hague, on loan, 1900-25.
Raesfeld, Schloss Raesfeld, Gouden Eeuw: Ausstellung Niederländischer Gemälde des 17. Jahrhunderts, 1961, no. 4.
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