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    Sale 12040

    Interiors

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 422

    Leiden School, c. 1630-1650

    Portrait of an old woman, traditionally identified as Neeltgen Willemsdr. van Zuytbrouck (1569-1640), Rembrandt's mother, small half-length, in a black coat with a fur hat

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    Estimate

    Leiden School, c. 1630-1650
    Portrait of an old woman, traditionally identified as Neeltgen Willemsdr. van Zuytbrouck (1569-1640), Rembrandt's mother, small half-length, in a black coat with a fur hat
    with signature 'G. Dou' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    10 ¼ x 8 ¼ in. (26 x 21 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Fred Meijer and Ellis Dullaart of the RKD, The Hague, for their assistance in cataloguing this lot.

    Provenance

    Anonymous Sale; Christie's, London, 5 December 1941, lot 126, as 'Rembrandt' (190 gns to Smith).