24 January 2003
Simon Kick (?1603-1652 Amsterdam)
A Rabbi reading
signed and dated 'Kick 1637' (center left)
oil on panel
26¼ x 20 in. (66.6 x 50.8 cm.)
Robert Badenhop, by whom given to the museum in 1955.
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W. Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler, Landau, 1983, VI, pp. 3721, 3933, no. 2333.
P. Schatborn, 'Dutch art found in Copenhagen', Festschrift to Erik Fischer, Copenhagen, 1990, no. 191.
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