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THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Bartholomeus van der Helst
PORTRAIT OF A GIRL, FULL-LENGTH, HOLDING A BREADBUN AND PLAYING WITH A DOG
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113

THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Bartholomeus van der Helst
PORTRAIT OF A GIRL, FULL-LENGTH, HOLDING A BREADBUN AND PLAYING WITH A DOG
Estimate
30,00050,000
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Bartholomeus van der Helst
HAARLEM CIRCA 1613 - 1670 AMSTERDAM
PORTRAIT OF A GIRL, FULL-LENGTH, HOLDING A BREADBUN AND PLAYING WITH A DOG
signed and indistinctly dated lower left: B. vander. helst / ...1658
oil on canvas
117.5 by 96.3 cm.; 46 1/4  by 37 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Joan Lodewijk Gerhard Gregory (1808–91), The Hague;
By descent through his son Adriaen Frederik Lodewijk Gregory (d. 1901);
To his grandaughter Louise Christina Frederika van Ittersum-Gregory;
By inheritance to T. Portheine, Leidschendam;
Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 10 July 2002, lot 66;
With Van Nie Antiquairs, Amsterdam, in 2011.

Exhibited

The Hague, Gothisch Paleis, Schilderijen van oude meesters. Ten behoeve der watersnoodlikdenden, 1881, no. 59.

Literature

J. J. de Gelder, Bartholomeus van der Helst, Rotterdam 1921, p.227 cat. no. 803, reproduced fig. XXIX (as dated 1658);
J. B. Bedaux, 'Beelden van 'leersucht' en tucht. Opvoedingsmetaforen in de Nederlandse schilderkundt can de zeventiende eeuw', in Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek, vol. XXXIII, 1983, p.61 reproduced fig. 14;
J. B. Bedaux, The Reality of Symbols: Studies in the Iconology of Netherlandish Art 1400–1800, The Hague 1990, p. 113, reproduced fig. 46;
J. van Gent, Bartholomeus van der Helst (ca. 1613–1670): Een studie naar zijn levern en werk, Zwolle 2011, p. 280, cat. no. 105, reproduced.

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