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SOLD BY THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM TO BENEFIT FUTURE PAINTING ACQUISITIONS

Paulus Hennekyn
Antwerp 1612 - 1672 Amsterdam
A PORTRAIT OF A LADY OF THE BELJAART FAMILY, HALF LENGTH, WEARING A BLACK AND RED EMBROIDERED DRESS WITH A WHITE LACE COLLAR AND PEARL JEWELLERY
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SOLD BY THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM TO BENEFIT FUTURE PAINTING ACQUISITIONS

Paulus Hennekyn
Antwerp 1612 - 1672 Amsterdam
A PORTRAIT OF A LADY OF THE BELJAART FAMILY, HALF LENGTH, WEARING A BLACK AND RED EMBROIDERED DRESS WITH A WHITE LACE COLLAR AND PEARL JEWELLERY
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Paulus Hennekyn
Antwerp 1612 - 1672 Amsterdam
ANTWERP 1612 - 1672 AMSTERDAM
A PORTRAIT OF A LADY OF THE BELJAART FAMILY, HALF LENGTH, WEARING A BLACK AND RED EMBROIDERED DRESS WITH A WHITE LACE COLLAR AND PEARL JEWELLERY
charged with the coat-of-arms of the sitter's family upper left

oil on panel


71.5 by 56.5 cm.
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Provenance

J.H. Cremer, Brussels,
His sale, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 21 June 1887, lot 60 (with signed pendant);
Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 12/13 June 1888, lot 40, with pendant;
Van Pappelendam & Schouten, Amsterdam,
By whom sold, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 11/12 June 1889, lot 68, with pendant (as signed and dated 1640);
Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 26 May 1914, lot 321, reproduced (without pendant);
Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 30 November 1926, lot 457, for 2000 Florins;
A.W.M. Mensing, Amsterdam, upon his death, held in trust by the Estate, 1936 - 1938;
By whose Estate sold, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 15 November 1938, lot 47, to J. Paul Getty for 525 Florins;
J. Paul Getty, upon his death in 1976, held in trust by the Estate;
Estate of J. Paul Getty, distributed to the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1978 (inv. no. 78.PB.76). 

Literature

E.J. Wolleswinkel, 'De aan Gerard ter Borch toegeschreven familiegroep De Marez-De Schilder', in Jaarboek Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie, 44, 1990, p. 171, reproduced p. 177, fig. 8 (as signed)
D, Jaffé, Summary Catalogue of European Paintings in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 1997, p. 58, reproduced.

Catalogue Note

This lady of the Beljaart Family was married to Pieter de Schilder (died 1689), who is depicted in a portrait attributed to Gerard ter Borch (see under Literature below, Wolleswinkel, reproduced p. 168, fig. 1).

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