Mars and Venus
Type of Object: Painting
Technique: Oil on copper
Measurements: 55,2 x 43,8 cm
Item used to belong to the following collections:
Current location of an object: Norton Simon Foundation, Pasadena
Other Relevant Historical Information:

Possibly Aeltie Pieters. Begga, Haarlem, 1684.
Presumably Wilhelmus van Velthuyzen (sale, Rotterdam, Philippus Losel, 1751, lot 47,)
Hendrik Verschuuring, The Hague, by 1752 (sale, The Hague, Stephanus Rietmulder, 1770, lot 75)
Jan Lucas van der Dussen (sale, Amsterdam, Jan Sleves Hendriksz., Philippus van der Schley/Jan Yver, 1774, lot 19)
Cornelis Ploos van Amstel (1726-1798), Amsterdam
Probably (Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Van Campen, 1830, lot 29)
Possibly Sagan collection and thus by descent to Frederich Wilhelm Konstantin von Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Löwenberg-Schlesien, (1858 – still in 1863)
Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin (1935)
Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munich, by 1955, (sale Cologne, Lempertz, 1965, lot 64)
Adolphe Stein, Paris (by 1966)
Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Switzerland (by 1966) consigned to P. de Boer, Amsterdam October (1966, sold July 1967)
Becker Collection, Dortmund, sold 1973
G. Cramer Oudekunst, The Hague
Jennifer Jones Simon Art Trust
Norton Simon Art Foundation

Related Written Material:

Selected Paintings at the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California, Frank Herrmann (ed.), New York 1980, p. 37

Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 21 / 01 / 2014
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