Samuel van Hoogstraten

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Samuel van Hoogstraten
The Annunciation (Luke 1:26-38)
ca. 1649-50
Pen and brown ink and wash, and black chalk, with white chalk on paper.
6 1/8 x 6 inches (155 x 152 mm)
Promised gift of the Baymeath Art Trust.

Watermark: Shield with two bears inside with diagonal bend between and letters Po inside. All over letters FB.

Possibly Hendrik van Limborch (1681-1759); his sale, The Hague, Hijmbach, 17 September 1759, part of lot 230; with P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London (according to an inscription on the old mount); Marsden J. Perry (born 1850); Joseph Duveen (1869-1939), ca. 1919; Wilhelm R. Valentiner (1880-1958); his sale, Amsterdam, Frederick Muller, 25 October 1932, lot 21; Guy C. Tomme (1927-2010), Barto, Pennsylvania, by 1981; sale, Amsterdam, Christie's, 21 November 1989, lot 38; with Richard Day, Ltd., London, 1990; sale, New York, Sotheby's, 29 January 2014, lot 142; Baymeath Art Trust.
Associated names: 

Limborch, Hendrik van, 1681-1759, former owner.
Perry, Marsden J. (Marsden Jasiel), 1850-193, former owner.
Duveen, Joseph Duveen, Baron, 1869-1939, former owner.
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, 1880-1958, former owner.
Tomme, Guy C., 1927-2010, former owner.


Cornelis Hofstede de Groot, Die Urkunden über Rembrandt, The Hague 1906, no. 1079.
Werner Sumowski, Drawings of the Rembrandt School, vol. 5, New York 1981, p. 2630, no. 1186.
Jane S. Turner, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York 2006, vol. 1, pp. 83-4, under no. 106, fig. 38, repr.