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 Werff, Adriaen van der (Dutch painter and draftsman, 1659-1722) , Portrait of a Lady by a Fountain

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Title Portrait of a Lady by a Fountain
Alternative Title Portrait of a Woman
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Werff, Adriaen van der (Dutch painter and draftsman, 1659-1722)
Date Earliest about 1693
Date Latest about 1697
Signed yes
Description three-quarter length figure of a lady seated beside a sculptured fountain with putti. She wears an orange robe and a blue scarf secured by a jewelled band. In the left distance is a landscape.
Current Accession Number 629
Former Accession Number 525 (1893)
Inscription front cr 'Adn V Werff'
Subject portrait
Measurements 47.6 x 39 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Mrs John Graham-Gilbert 1877.
Provenance J. Goll van Franckenstein sale, Amsterdam, 1 July 1833, lot 87, bought by A. W. Haldane, dealer, Glasgow; John Graham-Gilbert (1794-1866), Glasgow; by descent to Mrs. John Graham-Gilbert.
Publications Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, 11, 1893, p. 146, no. 525; Hofstede de Groot, C., A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century, X, Stuttgart, 1928, A. van der Werff, no. 208; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 150, no. 629, II, p. 87; Gaehtgens, B., Adriaen van der Werff, Berlin, 1987, p. 405, no. 145, as probably mid-1690s; Wright, C. (ed.), Dutch Painting in the Seventeenth Century: Images of a Golden Age in British Collections, Birmingham, 1989, p. 120, no. 95
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley



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