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The Visitation

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn(Dutch, 1606-1669)

Oil on cedar panel
22 1/4 x 18 7/8 in. 56.5 x 47.9 cm Framed : 33 x 30 x 4 1/2 in.
European Painting
City of Detroit Purchase
Accession No.
(?) Amsterdam, Collection of the artist (cited in 1656 bankruptcy inventory of Rembrandt's collection); Goes, The Netherlands, Collection Hieronymus van der Straten (d. 1662), magistrate and burgomaster of Goes; Vienna, Collection Prince Eugene of Savoy (1633-1736); Collection Maria Anna Victoria of Savoy (Prince Eugene's niece and heir); Turin, Collection Carlo Emanuele III of Savoy, King of Sardinia (acquired with the bulk of Prince Eugene's collection from Maria Anna Victoria of Savoy in 1741) and by descent to Victor Amadeus III, Carlo Emanuele IV (abdicated in 1802) and (?) Victor Emanuele I; Probably removed by the French to Paris probably about 1798 but possibly as late as 1802; Paris, art market (R. Lerondelle-dealer-before 1808); Brought to England by the dealer Sebastian Érard in 1808; London, Grosvenor House, Collection of Robert, 2nd Earl of Grosvenor, later Marquess of Westminster (died 1846); By descent, London, Grosvenor House, Collection The Dukes of Westminster to Hugh Richard Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster who sold it in 1913; Halton Manor, England, Collection Alfred Charles de Rothschild (acquired from the Duke of Westminster in 1913); Collection Almina, Countess of Carnarvon (inherited from Alfred de Rothschild-according to Michael Hall); London & New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Ltd. (1924-1927, acquired via Colnaghi's in 1924) from whom acquired by the DIA in 1927.
oak, oil, paint, panel, religion, wood, christian
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