Lot 148
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HENDRIK POTHOVEN | Portrait of Petrus Blieck, standing

2,000 - 3,000 USD
bidding is closed


  • Portrait of Petrus Blieck, standing
  • Black and white chalk on blue paper


A.J. Lamme, Rotterdam,
Mrs. A.C. Everts-Lamme; Bom, Amsterdam, 26 June 1941, part of lot 818 (to J. Mellaart);
sale, London, Sotheby's, 25 June 1970, part of lot 242 (to Rudolf),
Dr. C.R. Rudolf, London,
his sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby Mak van Waay, 6 June 1977, lot 163;
sale, Amsterdam, Christie's, 13 November 1995, part of lot 216,
where acquired by the present owners


Boston, St. Botolph Club, A Selection of Dutch 18th Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Gordon Collection, 2003, no. 11

Catalogue Note

A preliminary study for the artist's painting of the Amsterdam remonstrant minister Petrus Blieck (1706-1797) and his wife Cornelia Drost (d. 1775), signed and dated 1771, on loan to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam from the Remonstrants Gereformeerde Gemeente, Amsterdam.