Jan Steen

Tavern scene with a man harassing a maid, vroege jaren 1650
Dorotheum (Vienna) 2015-10-20, nr. 87
Hofstede de Groot 1907-1927 (English edition), vol. 1, no. 821d; Braun 1980, no. B-243
Object information
Object category
panel, oil paint
an old woman sewing on the right hand side had been overpainted since before 1908 and re-appeared after cleaning in 2007
rectangle (landscape format) 38,8 x 55,2 cm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
Current attribution
Jan Steen
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
early 1650s (1650 - 1655)
c. 1650-1653 (F.G. Meijer), c. 1653-1655 (W. Kloek in cat. sale Vienna, 2015-10-20)
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
  • used as model for
    several old copies are known, such as the painting in sale Cologne (Lempertz), 1930-06-03, lot 92

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Visual documentation
Entered on: 2009-10-06; Last modification: 2016-06-27


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