6 July 2007
Jürgen Ovens (Schleswig-Holstein 1623-1678 Friedrichstadt)
Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a red cloak, before a landscape
oil on canvas
43¾ x 36¼ in. (111.2 x 92.1 cm.)
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W. Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt Schüler, Landau/Pfalz, 1983, VI, p. 3738, no. 2411, reproduced p. 4029, pl. 2411.
Professor Werner Sumowski dates this portrait to the late 1650s by comparison with Ovens' signed Portrait of Johan Bernard Shaep in the Amsterdam Historisch Museum (see W. Sumowski, op. cit., III, p. 2234, no. 1538).
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