Philips Wouwerman

Haarlem 1619 - 1668

Annunciation to the Shepherds.

Oil on Panel, 36,2 x 42 cm. Signed.



Sir Frederick Cook, 2nd Baronet, Doughty House, Richmond;
By descent to Sir Francis Cook, 4th Baronet, Doughty House;
By descent to Sir Herbert Cook, Doughty House, Richmond;
His sale Sotheby’s London, 5 June 1958, lot 133 (purchased by Wetzlar);
Collection Dr. H.A. Wetzlar, Amsterdam;
Mrs Elizabeth M. Drey, New York;
Noortman Master Paintings, Maastricht;
Private Collection, New Zealand.


C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné..., vol. II, London 1908, no. 12;
Kronig, 1914, p. 116, no. 384;
B. Schumacher, Philips Wouwerman (1619-1668): the Horse Painter of the
Golden Age
, Doornspijk 2006, vol. 1, p. 389, cat. no. A564, vol. 2, reproduced plate 98.


Washington et al., 1980/1981, pp. 268-269, no. 78 (fig.).