Portrait of a Lady

attributed to Ferdinand Bol, Dutch, 1616 - 1680

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1640s

Oil on canvas

Overall: 26 3/16 x 21 1/4 in. (66.5 x 54 cm)

Frame: 34 7/16 x 25 in. (87.5 x 63.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Virginia P. and Creighton C. Hart, Class of 1928

P.999.19

Geography/Culture

Europe, Netherlands

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed. On reverse: on stretcher bar, right center and on canvas, upper right corner: red wax seal [of King Stanislaus Augustus of Poland]; on stretcher, in black: X49.

Exhibition History

Kansas City Collects, A Selection of Works of Art Privately Owned in the Greater Kansas City Area, The Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, January 22-Feburary 28, 1965.

Seventh Anniversary Exhibition of German, Flemish, and Dutch Painting, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri, December 1940-January 1941.

Publication History

Albert Blankert, Ferdinand Bol (1616-1680), Rembrandt's Pupil, Doornspijk, Netherlands: Davaco Publishers, 1982, p. 187, no. R234.

Kansas City Collects, The Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, January 22-Feburary 28, 1965, checklist no. 1.

Sale 1634, Notable French Eigtheenth Century Furniture & Objects D'Art, Sculptures, Paintings, Gothic and Renaissance Furniture & Works of Art, Property of the Estate of Baron Cassel van Doorn, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, December 9-10, 1955, p. 16, lot 49.

Sale 1192, Notable Paintings and Drawings, French XVIII Century Furniture and Works of Art, Royal Gobelins Tapestries, Collected by the Late Jacques Leon Stern, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, November 3-4,1950, p. 20, lot 48.

Old Masters, British Portraits, American and French Paintings: Property of Samuel C. S. Watkins; Paintings Collected by Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Fairchild Sherman, Sale 382, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 1942, p. 18, lot 58.

Seventh Anniversary Exhibition of German, Flemish, and Dutch Painting, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri, December 1940-January 1941, checklist no. 2.

Provenance

Collection of Stanislaus Augustus, King of Poland (reigned 1764-1795) [1]; authentication letter from Dr. Max Jakob Friedländer (1867-1958), dated September 27, 1936; authentication letter from William (Wilhelm Reinhold) Valentiner (1880-1958), dated September 30, 1936 [2]; acquired by Jacob M. Heimann (1881-1960), New York, date unknown (by December 1940) [3]; sold to Dr. Samuel Charles Goldsmith Watkins (1853-1942), Montclair, New Jersey, about 1941-1942; sold at his Estate Sale 382, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, (Property of Samuel C. G. Watkins), June 4, 1942, lot 58 [4]; sold to Jacques-Léon Stern (1882-1949), Park Avenue, New York, 1942-1949; sold at his Estate Sale 1192, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, (Collection of the Late Jacques Leon Stern), November 3, 1950, lot 48 [5]; sold to Baron Jean Germain Léon Cassel van Doorn (1882–1952), Brussels, Belgium and Englewood, New Jersey, 1950-1952 (probably possession of his heirs, 1952-1955); sold at his Estate Sale 1634, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York (Property of the Estate of the Late Baron Cassel van Doorn) December 9, 1955, lot 49 [6]; Virginia Page Hart (1909-1998) and Creighton C. Hart (1906-1993), Kansas City, Missouri, date unknown (by 1965)-1999 [7]; bequeathed to present collection, 1999.

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