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Johannes Vermeerr: The Astronomer  wikidata:Q544315 
Artist
creator QS:P170,Q41264
Johannes Vermeerr: The Astronomer
Title

The astronomer.[1]

Alternative title(s):

L'Astronome ou plutôt L'Astrologue.[2]
L’astrologue, dit aussi L’astronome.[3]
Object type painting
Depicted people Bithiah
Date 1668
date QS:P571,+1668-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 51.5 cm (20.2 in); Width: 45.5 cm (17.9 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,51.5U174728;P2049,45.5U174728
institution QS:P195,Q19675
Richelieu, 2nd floor, room 38
Accession number
RF 1983-28
Object history

(?): acquired by Adriaen Paets (1631-1686), Rotterdam (?)
: inherited by Adriaen Paets (1657-1712), Rotterdam (?)
: anonymous sale at an unknown auction house, Rotterdam
(?): acquired by from Hendrik Sorgh (†1720), Amsterdam
: sale of the collection of Hendrik Sorgh, Amsterdam, at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam (as ‘Een Astrologist: door Vermeer van Delft, extra puyk’)

by 1727
date QS:P,+1727-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1727-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: Govert Looten (1668-1727), Amsterdam

: sale of the collection of Govert Looten, Amsterdam, at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam

by 1778
date QS:P,+1778-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1778-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: Jacob Crammer Simonsz. (1725-1778), Amsterdam

: purchased by De Vries at the sale of the collection of Jacob Crammer Simonsz. at Schley, Amsterdam
: acquired by Jean Étienne Fizeaux (†1780), Amsterdam
: inherited by the widow of Jean Étienne Fizeaux

or 1785
date QS:P,+1784-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1784-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1785-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: acquired by Pieter Fouquet and Joseph Paillet (art dealer), Paris
between 1785 and 1794
date QS:P,+1750-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1319,+1785-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1794-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
(?): acquired by Jan Danser Nyman (1735-1796), Amsterdam

: purchased by Jan Gildemeester Jansz. (1744-1799), Amsterdam, at the sale of the collection of Jan Danser Nyman at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam
: purchased by La Bouchère at the sale of the collection of Jan Gildemeester Jansz. at an unknown auction house, Amsterdam
: sale of the collection of Michael Bryan
by 1820-1828: John Gibbons, near Birmingham

Unknown date
Unknown date
: inherited by William Gibbons

: purchased by Tate Britain at the sale of the collection of William Gibbons at an unknown auction house, London (as A Philosopher)
: purchased by Léon Gauchez (art dealer), Paris, at the sale of the collection of Léopold Double at an unknown auction house, Paris

between 1881 and 1888
date QS:P,+1881-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1881-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1888-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: purchased by Alphonse James de Rothschild (1827-1905), Paris

: inherited by Édouard Alphonse James de Rothschild (1868-1949), Paris
: confiscated by Reichsleiter Rosenberg Taskforce, Paris

Unknown date
Unknown date
: transferred to Führermuseum, Inventory number 1479, Linz
Unknown date
Unknown date
: transferred to Central Collecting Point, Inventory number 2609/1, Munich

: restituted to Édouard Alphonse James de Rothschild, Paris
: inherited by Guy de Rothschild (1909-2007), Paris

: given to the Louvre Museum, Paris
Exhibition history
References
Authority control
Source/Photographer www.essentialvermeer.com : Home : Info : Pic
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References[edit]

  1. Essential Vermeer.
  2. Base Atlas.
  3. Base Joconde.
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