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80

Studio of Gerrit van Honthorst

Portrait of Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern (1625–1663), 6th son of Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia, in Roman dress

The Property of the Marquess of Lothian

Studio of Gerrit van Honthorst

Studio of Gerrit van Honthorst

Portrait of Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern (1625–1663), 6th son of Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia, in Roman dress

Portrait of Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern (1625–1663), 6th son of Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia, in Roman dress

The Property of the Marquess of Lothian

Studio of Gerrit van Honthorst

Utrecht 1592 - 1656

Portrait of Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern (1625–1663), 6th son of Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia, in Roman dress


oil on oak panel, reduced, oval

unframed: 43.2 x 36.3 cm.; 17 x 14¼ in.

framed: 47.5 x 42 cm.; 18¾ x 16½ in.

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Probably William Kerr, 3rd Earl of Lothian (1605-75);
Certainly in the collection of John William Robert Kerr, 7th Marquess of Lothian (1794–1841), by 1833, when recorded in the inventory;
Thence by descent.
Newbattle Abbey inventory, March 1833, no. 307;
Newbattle Abbey inventory, May 1878, no. 307 (Stairs);
W. J. Hoogsteder, De Schilderijen van Frederick en Elizabeth, Koning en Koningin van Bohemen, doctoral diss., London and Utrecht 1986, vol. 1, p. 129, no. 78;
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, The Winter Queen, exh. cat., Edinburgh 1998, p. 98, reproduced fig. 74 (as by Gerrit van Honthorst);
J.R. Judson and R.E.O. Ekkart, Gerrit van Honthorst 1592-1656, Doornspijk 1999, p. 277, under cat. no. 369 (listed as a studio version).
Edinburgh, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, The Winter Queen, 10 July - 4 October 1998, no. 74. 
This painting is a studio version, in Roman dress, of the portrait of Edward, Prince Palatine, formerly in the National Trust collection at Ashdown House and sold in these rooms, 27 October 2010, lot 96 (£28,000).