Jan Vermeer van Delft 016



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The Lacemaker


circa 1664(1664)


oil on canvas


Height: 24 cm (9.4 in). Width: 21 cm (8.3 in).

Richelieu, 2nd floor, Room 38

Object history

by 1674(1674): Pieter van Ruijven (1624-1674), Delft (?)
1674(1674): inherited by Maria de Knuijt (†1681), Delft (?)
1681(1681): inherited by Magdalena van Ruijven (†1682), Delft (?)
1682(1682): inherited by Jacob Dissius (†1695) (?)
16 May 1696(1696-05-16): sale of the collection of Jacob Dissius at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam
by 1778(1778): Jacob Crammer Simonsz. (1725-1778), Amsterdam
25 November 1778(1778-11-25): purchased by Jan Danser Nyman (1735-1796), Amsterdam, at the sale of the collection of Jacob Crammer Simonsz. at Schley, Amsterdam
16 July 1792(1792-07-16): purchased by J. Spaan at the sale of the collection of Jan Wubbels at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam
26 March 1810(1810-03-26): sale of the collection of D. de Jonhg
21 January 1811(1811-01-21): sale of the collection of J. Schepens
12 April 1813(1813-04-12): purchased by Coclers at the sale of the collection of Hendrik Muilman (1743-1812)
24 May 1815(1815-05-24): anonymous sale at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam
14 April 1817(1817-04-14): purchased by Coclers at the sale of the collection of A.L.[apeyrière] at an unknown auction house, Paris
5 September 1851(1851-09-05): purchased by Lamme at the sale of the collection of Anne Willem Carel, Baron van Nagell van Ampsen (1756-1851) at an unknown auction house, The Hague
by 1869(1869): Dirk Vis Blokhuyzen (1799-1869), Rotterdam
1 April 1870(1870-04-01): purchased by Léon Gauchez, Paris, at the sale of the collection of Dirk Vis Blokhuyzen at an unknown auction house, Paris
1870(1870): obtained by Féral, Paris
1870(1870): purchased by the Louvre Museum, Paris, from Féral, Paris


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

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