Geertgen tot Sint Jans The Tree of Jesse



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English: The Tree of Jesse.
Nederlands: De boom van Jesse.[1]

Alternate title(s):

Nederlands: Boom van Jesse met donorportret.[2]

c. 1500 (1485-1524)


oil on panel


Height: 89.8 cm (35.4 in). Width: 60.6 cm (23.9 in).

Object history
  • Wittevrouwenklooster, Haarlem (?)
  • by 1572: Commandery of St John (?)
  • by 1573: Commandery of St John, Adriaensdoelen, Haarlem (?)
  • by c. 1850: Kvovinsky, St Petersburg
  • Date unknown: acquired by Demidoff, St Petersburg
  • 15/21 April 1884: sale of the collection of Chevalier F. Meazza, Milan, in Riblet (as Quinten Massijs)
  • by 1907: Count Grégoire S. Stroganoff (†1910), Palazzo Stroganoff, Rome, as Geertgen tot Sint Jans
  • c. 1923/1924: bought by Burlet (art dealer) from the heirs of Count Grégoire S. Stroganoff
  • 1926: bought by Catalina von Pannwitz, De Hartekamp, Heemstede, from Burlet as Jan Mostaert
  • 1956: bought by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, inv.no. SK-A-3901, Amsterdam, from Catalina von Pannwitz, Heemstede, through S. Rosenberg (art dealer), New York
  • October 2004: lent to the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

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  1. ? De boom van Jesse - Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - Nationaal Museum voor Kunst en Geschiedenis.
  2. ? RKDimages, Kunstwerknummer 18726.

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