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Susanna and the Elders

1615
Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Dimensions

138 x 104 cm (54 5/16 x 40 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.974

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

On View

Art of the Netherlands in the 17th Century Gallery (Gallery 242)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Monogrammed and dated 1615

Provenance

Probably between about 1745 and 1760, acquired by Queen Lovisa Ulrika of Sweden (b. 1720 - d. 1782), Stockholm. By 1901 until at least 1911, Anton Ridderstad (b. 1848 - d. 1933), Berga, Linköping, Sweden. October 31, 1927, sale, Bukowski, Stockholm, sold to Hammarlöf for 2600 kroner. By 1930, Otto Meyerson (dealer); about 1936, sold by Meyerson to a private collection, Sweden and later Lugano, Switzerland, where it remained until 1993. By 1996, Galerie Sanct Lucas, Vienna; 2000, sold by Galerie Sanct Lucas to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 25, 2000)

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund