The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Celebrating the Birth
  • Jan Steen (1626 - 1679)
  • Celebrating the Birth
  • Netherlands
  • 1664
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 87.7 x 107 cm
  • Signature: 'JSteen.1664.', the 'JS' in monogram
  • P111
  • East Galleries II
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • [Possibly anon. sale, Amsterdam, 18 May 1707, no. 20; Pieter van der Lip sale, Amsterdam, 14 June 1712, no. 20]. Johan ven der Linden van Slingeland, by 1752; his sale, Dordrecht, 22 August 1785, no. 397; Muys. Thomas Harvey; Dawson Turner, before 1820; his sale, Christie's, 14 May 1852, no. 73; Nieuwenhuys, 1852; Sir Richard Wallace, 15 May 1872.