Saint John the Baptist

Related Artist: Jacques Jordaens (1593 - 1678)


Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands

Object details

Title

Saint John the Baptist

Technique and support

Oil on panel

Dimensions

67.0 x 48.0 cm

Artist

Related artist

Jacques Jordaens (1593 - 1678)

Most recent published attribution

Jordaens [always]

Collection and provenance

Collection

Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands

Inv. no.

1931/114

Provenance

Roger van Werdt, his sale, Bangel, Frankfurt, 4 June 1912 (14);
with J. Goudstikker Art Gallery, Amsterdam;
sold by Goudstikker to Dr. Cornelis Hofstede de Groot, The Hague, 1912;
Bequeathed by Dr. Cornelis Hofstede de Groot to the community (city) of Groningen, 1931.

Literature

Literature

The Hague 1914, no.14, as Jordaens;
Groningen 1931a, no.15;
Groningen 1931b, p. 37;
Groningen 1948, no.35;
Van Puyvelde 1953, p. 194;
Ottawa 1968-9, p. 82, under no. 21;
Jaffé 1969a, pp. 23, 33, n.50;
d’Hulst 1982, p. 97, fig. 61(not fig. 67 as stated erroneously in the Paris 2013 exh. cat.);
Antwerp, 1993, pp. 92-3, no. A19 (R-A. d’Hulst);
Paris 2013-4, pp. 114-5, no. II.8 (A. Merle du Bourg).

Consult the bibliography

Panel reverse

Cradled or uncradled

Cradled

Labels

Museum labels

Dendrochronology

Genus of wood

Oak

Number of planks

unknown

Plank no. 1

Tree rings: -
Dated:
Felled:
Origin:

Date of investigation

11 October 2017

Dendro report no.

GR001/2017

Remarks

Remark

The reverse of the panel had a further backing which prohibited a dendrochronological examination

Author

Dr. MBA Joost Vander Auwera

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