14 April 2011
Isaac Luttichuys (London 1616-1673 Amsterdam)
Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as Dirk van Collen, Lord of Bredelar, three-quarter-length, in a black coat with a white collar and cuffs, a pair of gloves in his left hand
signed and dated 'Lüttichüys · Fecit Anno · 1657 ·' (upper left)
oil on canvas
32 x 41 in. (81.3 x 104.2 cm.)
M. van Houten, Utrecht (according to an old label on the reverse).
Viscount Weymouth, Norton Hall, near Rugby; Sotheby's, London, 4 October 1944, lot 48, as 'B. van der Helst'.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 28 November 1975, lot 33, as 'Bartholomeus van der Helst', 'Portrait of a Man, said to be Dirk van Collen, Lord of Bredelar'.
Private collection, France.
Anonymous sale; Tajan, 29 March 1994, lot 65, as 'Bartholomeus van der Helst', 'Portrait présumé de Dirk van Collen'.
with Bob Haboldt, Paris, 2000.
Private collection, Geneva.
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B. Ebert, Simon und Isaack Luttichuys: Monographie mit kritischem Werkverzeichnis, Berlin and Munich, 2009, no. Is.A72, pp. 257, 500 and 570, fig. 182.
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