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Jan Asselijn

Figures in the Ruins of the Roman Forum


Jan Asselijn
Dieppe, France, or Diemen, Netherlands, about 1615 – Amsterdam 1652


Figures in the Ruins of the Roman Forum


About 1637


Oil on canvas


73.6 x 63.4 cm


Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Michal Hornstein, inv. 2014.75


Western Art

- Private collection (until 1788; auction Leyden (Delfos), 26 August 1788, lot 2, to Versteeg);
- Versteeg collection (in 1788);
- J.-F. Wolschot (until 1817; auction Antwerp, A. Van Camp, 1 September 1817, lot 234, to "M" through César Maes);
- "M" collection (in 1817);
- Vienna, Prof. Stolz (until 1927; auction Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Rudolf Bangel, 29 March 1927, lot 228);
- Private collection (until 1975; auction London, Sotheby's, 23 July 1975, lot 42);
- Hulsberg, The Netherlands, R. Noortman Gallery (in 1978);
- Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, collection Kersten;
- Maastricht-London, R. Noortman Gallery (until 1987; sold to Mr. and Mrs. Michal Hornstein);
- Montreal, Mr. and Mrs. Michal Hornstein (1987-2014).

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