File:The Apostle Paul - Rembrandt.jpg

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Rembrandt: The Apostle Paul  wikidata:Q20177450 
Artist
Rembrandt: The Apostle Paul
Title
The Apostle Paul
Object type painting
Date circa 1657
date QS:P,+1657-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium oil on canvas
QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 131.5 cm (51.7 in); Width: 104.4 cm (41.1 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,131.5U174728;P2049,104.4U174728
West Stair Lobby
Accession number
1942.9.59
Object history

by 1735: Johan van Schuylenburg (....-1735), The Hague
: sale of the collection of Johan van Schuylenburg at an unknown auction house, The Hague, lot no. 31, for NLG 150 (as ‘Een overheerlyk kragtig en schoon Stuk, door Rynbrand van Ryn, verbeeldende den Apostel Paulus, niet minder als van Titiaan, h. 4, v. 2 d. br. 3 v. 4 en een halve d.)
Unknown date: acquired by Backer
by 1790: Pierre-Louis Eveillard (1736-1790), Angers
: sale of the collection of Pierre-Louis Eveillard at Sentout, Angers, lot no. 65
Unknown date: acquired by (Bartolomeo?) Gamba
: sale of the collection of Gamba at Paillet & Geoffroy, Paris, lot no. 26,
by 1813: Ferdinando Marescalchi (1754-1816), Bologna (as ‘Una mezza figura in grande rappresentante una Persona in meditazione o studiosa, di grande maniera, comprata alla vendita di Monsieur Gamba negozio di Parigi, come dal suo Catalogo. Quadro grande in piedi’)
by 1841: Sir George Hayter (1792-1871), London
: sale of the collection of Sir George Hayter at Christie & Manson, London, lot no. 82 (as ‘Portrait of Cornelius Von Schrevellier’)
Unknown date: acquired by Nieuwenhuys
by 1855: James-Alexandre, comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier (1776-1855), Paris
: sale of the collection of James-Alexandre, comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier at an unknown auction house, Paris, lot no. 182
Unknown date: purchased by Ivor Bertie Guest, 1st baron Wimborne (1835-1914), Canford Manor, Dorsetshire, through Otto Mündler, Paris
Unknown date: acquired by Arthur J. Sulley & Co., London
by 1912: Peter Arrell Brown Widener (1834-1915), Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Unknown date: inherited by Joseph E. Widener (1871-1943), Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

: given to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., by Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Exhibition history

British Institution for Promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom, London, , cat.no. 71, as Portrait of Cornelius Pietersz Hooft.
Rembrandt in the National Gallery of Art, 1969, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Cat.no. 17.
Rembrandt's Late Religious Portraits, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., , Getty Center, Los Angeles, , cat.no. 2.
Rembrandt's Saint Bartholomew, Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, , no catalog.

Rembrandt, Pintor de historias, , Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Cat.no. 36.
Inscriptions Signature bottom right: Rembrandt f
References National Gallery of Art online catalogue, as Rembrandt van Rijn (and Workshop?), The Apostle Paul, circa 1657
date QS:P,+1657-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
. RKDimages, Art-work number 59127, as Attributed to Rembrandt/Circle of Rembrandt, De apostel Paulus zittend aan een schrijftafel, late 1650s
date QS:P,+1650-00-00T00:00:00Z/8
/early 1660s
date QS:P,+1660-00-00T00:00:00Z/8
(1657-1661).
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