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PROPERTY FROM THE RUTTER COLLECTION, VIENNA

Follower of Gerrit Dou
A PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN AT A CLAVECIN
Estimate
15,00020,000
JUMP TO LOT
128

PROPERTY FROM THE RUTTER COLLECTION, VIENNA

Follower of Gerrit Dou
A PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN AT A CLAVECIN
Estimate
15,00020,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Follower of Gerrit Dou
A PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN AT A CLAVECIN
 
oil on oak panel
61.6 x 46 cm.; 24 1/4  x 18 1/8  in., with additions of 0.5 cm. along each edge.
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Provenance

G. R. von Epstein, Vienna, 1873;
Galerie St. Lucas, Vienna, 1960, from whom acquired.

Exhibited

Vienna, 1873, lent by G.R. von Epstein;
Vienna, Galerie Sanct Lucas, Gemälde alter Meister-Neuerwerbungen, December 1959 – January 1960.

Literature

W. Martin, Het leven en de werken van Gerrit Dou, Leiden 1901, p. 231, cat. no. 302a (as signed G. Dou);
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné..., vol. I, London 1907, p. 390, cat. no. 134 (as signed by Dou);
Galerie Sanct Lucas, Gemälde alter Meister-Neuerwerbungen, Vienna 1959, as Gerard Dou, reproduced;
W. Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt Schuler, Landau/Pfalz 1983, vol. I, p. 536, cat. no. 299, reproduced fig. 299 (as Dou);
R. Baer, The Paintings of Gerrit Dou (1613–1675), dissertation, New York 1990, cat. no. C42 (under Rejected Attributions).

Catalogue Note

This painting is listed by both Martin and Hofstede de Groot (see Literature) as a signed work. In the 1959 Galerie Sanct Lucas publication that accompanied their exhibition in Vienna in the same year, they noted that that the signature was of later date and was removed during cleaning.

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