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    Sale 2795

    Old Master Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 27

    Studio of Gerard Terborch (Zwolle 1582/83-1662)

    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a white chemise, black costume and hat, holding gloves in his right hand

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Studio of Gerard Terborch (Zwolle 1582/83-1662)
    Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a white chemise, black costume and hat, holding gloves in his right hand
    with initials 'GT' (centre right)
    oil on panel
    49.4 x 37.6 cm.


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    Gudlaugsson (loc. cit.) dates the painting to circa 1660.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Lepke Berlin, 22 February 1910, lot 86.
    Max Kellner, Vienna.
    Anonymous sale; Lepke, Berlin, 3 December 1929, lot 1 (DM 13,500 to Jacques Goudstikker.
    Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
    Recovered by the Allies, 1948.
    in the custody of the Dutch Government.
    Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.


    Literature

    Cicerone, XXI, November 1929, no. 22, p. 659, as Gerard Terborgh. Kunst und Künstler, XXXVIII, November 1929, II, p. 84.
    S.J. Gudlaugsson, Gerard Terborch, 1959, II, p. 246, no. B 3.
    C. Wright, Paintings in Dutch Museums. An Index of Oil Paintings in Public Collections in The Netherlands by Artists born before 1870, London, 1980, p. 49, as school of Gerard Terborch.
    Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 50, no. 275, illustrated, as follower of Gerard Terborch.


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Jacques Goudstikker Gallery, Catalogue des Nouvelles Acquisitions de la Collection Goudstikker, April-May 1930, no. 58, illustrated, as Gerard Terborch.