Jan van der Bent
Amsterdam circa 1650 - 1690
AMSTERDAM CIRCA 1650 - 1690
A WOODED ITALIANATE LANDSCAPE WITH SHEPHERDS, A SHEPHERDESS MILKING A GOAT, SURROUNDED BY THEIR HERD OF COWS, SHEEP AND GOATS
Possibly Victor Rothschild, until 1947;
With Pawsey and Payne, London, sold to Partridge in 1947;
With Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., London, sold to J. Paul Getty in 1950;
J. Paul Getty, Sutton Place, Surrey, donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1970 (inv. no. 70.PA.17; all the above as by Berchem until 1964).
W.R. Valentiner and P. Wescher, The J. Paul Getty Museum Guidebook, Los Angeles 1954, p. 16, 2nd edition 1956, p. 3;
E. Le Vane and J.P. Getty, Collector's Choice: The Chronicle of an Artistic Odyssey through Europe, London 1955, p. 161;
B.B. Fredericksen, A Handbook of the Paintings in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu 1965, p. 17, no. G-85 (all the above as by Nicolaes Berchem);
B.B. Fredericksen, Catalogue of the Paintings in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu 1972, pp. 91-92, no. 122 (as by Abraham Begeyn);
O. Le Bihan, L'or et L'ombre, Bordeaux 1990, pp. 52-54, under cat. no. 5, reproduced p. 53;
D. Jaffé, Summary Catalogue of European Paintings in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 1997, p. 9, reproduced.