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Granida and Daifalo

17th century


Joan van Noort




17th century

Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas


94.6 x 85.7 cm stretcher; 136.0 x 127.6 x 15.0 cm frame

Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Bequest of Mrs Vera Gascoigne Murray 1973


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Joan van Noort

Works in the collection



Vera Gascoigne Murray, Bequest of Mrs Vera Gascoigne Murray 1973. Submitted by the Perpetual Trustee Company.

Referenced in 10 publications


David A. de Witt, Jan van Noordt: painter of history and portraits in Amsterdam, 'The development of Jan van Noordt's style', pg.18-37, 2005, iv (colour illus.), 19, 24, 53, 104, 150, 151 (colour illus.), 152, 163, 174, 230.; illustration on page iv is a detail

S.J. Gudlaugsson, The Burlington Magazine, 'Representation of Granida in Dutch Seventeenth-Century Painting', London, 1948, 226, 348.

Olivier Le Bihan, L'or & l'ombre. Catalogue critique et raisonné des peintures hollandaises du dix-septième et du dix-huitième siècles conservées au Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux., 1990. 226n7

Norbert Middlekoop, The golden age of Dutch art: seventeenth century paintings from the Rijksmuseum and Australian collections, Perth, 1997, 110 (illus.). Illustrated in reference to 42

Andor Pigler, Barockthemen: eine Auswahl von Verzeichnissen zur Ikonographie des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts, Budapest, 1956, 440.

Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler in vier Bänden, 1983-1994, vol.1: 140, 166 (illus.); vol.5: 3111; vol.6: 3735, 3736. 142n57; nos.2137, 2397, 2402,

Werner Sumowski, Hoogsteder-Naumann Mercury, 'Paintings by Jan van Noordt', pg.21-37, 1986, 27, 28, 31 (illus.). fig. 10, 37n36

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 124 (illus.). no. 379

Editor Unknown (Editor), Gazette des Beaux-Arts, series 6, vol. 83, Paris, 1974, 75 (illus.). no.241, announcing the acquisition of this work by the gallery

Het gedroomde land: pastorale schilderkunst in de gouden eeuw, 1993-1994. 241n9