Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem

The Massacre of the Innocents

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Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem
The Massacre of the Innocents

1591 Not on view

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General information
Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem (Haarlem 1562 - 1638 Haarlem)
The Massacre of the Innocents
1591
painting
22
Material and technical details
oil
canvas
257 x 268 cm
Inscriptions
rechtsonder, op een steen: CC f. / Ao 1591

Origin

Commissioned by the Haarlem magistrates for the Prinsenhof, Haarlem, 1591; exchanged with four other paintings for the Haarlem town hall and placed in the Nationale Konst-Gallery, The Hague, 1804; acquired in exchange with the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1825; on long-term loan to the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, since 1917 (this loan proceeded via the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage, until 2013)