Cornelis Troost 002



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Blindman's buff.


circa 1740 (1711-1750)


oil on canvas


60 × 74 cm (23.6 × 29.1 in)

Room 46

Accession number

2139 (OK)

Object history

Unknown date: obtained by mr. Jacob Elias Michielsz. (1698-1750), Amsterdam
4 November 1789(1789-11-04): purchased by V. d. Pals at an anonymous sale at an unknown auction house, The Hague, lotno. 7, for NLG 120
21 August 1799(1799-08-21): purchased by Delfos at an anonymous sale at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam, lotno. 31, for NLG 16
18 August 1817(1817-08-18): purchased by A. van der Willigen, Haarlem, at an anonymous sale at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam, lotno. 83, for NLG 21
Unknown date: purchased by Lamme, Rotterdam, at an anonymous sale at an unknown auction house, Rotterdam, lotno. 168, for NLG 125
3 November 1869(1869-11-03): purchased by H. Rochussen at an anonymous sale at an unknown auction house, Rotterdam, lotno. 12, for NLG 425
Private collection, France
by 1939(1939): N. Beets (art dealer), Amsterdam
1939(1939): purchased by the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, from N. Beets, Amsterdam

Credit line

Purchased by Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen with support from the Vereniging Rembrandt


Traces of signature top right: C. T...


Genre works


Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen collection online, as Blindman's buff, circa 1740(1740), 60 × 74 cm (23.6 × 29.1 in), inv. 2139 (OK).
RKDimages, Art-work number 4712, as Het blindemanspel, 1711-1750, 68 × 74 cm (26.8 × 29.1 in), inv. 2139.


The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH.

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