The death of Jezebel by Leonard Bramer

A religious narrative set in contemporary Dutch genre.

Details

Medium:
Pen, bistre & watercolour
Dimensions:
29 x 33 cm
Acquired in:
1942
Presented by:
Sir Robert Witt through The Art Fund

An interesting example of an original artist of Rembrandt's generation. One of nineteen gifts and one bequest to eight museums by Sir Robert Witt through the Art Fund between 1915 and 1952. Sir Robert Witt was a key figure in the Art Fund's history. He was ex-officio – Honorary Secretary 1903-18; Vice Chairman 1918-20; Chairman 1920-44 and President 1945-51.

Provenance

Sir Robert Witt

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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