20 March 2001
Manner of Gerard Ter Borch
Portrait of a lady, standing small three-quarter length, wearing a black dress with lace chemise, pearl necklace and pearl earrings
oil on panel
20.7 x 15.9 cm
(Possibly) Wynn Ellis; his Sale, Christie's London, 27 May 1876, lot 125 (70 guineas to Warneck).
Anon. Sale, Christie's London, 18 April 1997, lot 40, ill.
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(Possibly) C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., V, 1913, p.131, no.424a, as Ter Borch.
(Possibly) Leeds, National Exhibition of Works of Art, 1868, no. 775.
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