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 Werff, Adriaen van der (Dutch painter and draftsman, 1659-1722) , Portrait of a Lady Aged 33

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Title Portrait of a Lady Aged 33
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 1695 (dated)
Signed yes
Description three-quarter length figure of a lady, seated, wearing an orange-yellow robe and blue velvet cloak with gold trim. A fluted column is seen to the right and to the left, a wooded landscape.
Current Accession Number 630
Former Accession Number 526 (1893)
Inscription front cr 'Adn V Werff fec ano 1695'; back 'Aetatis 33 anno 1695'
Subject portrait
Measurements 47.9 x 39 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Mrs John Graham-Gilbert 1877.
Provenance Anon. sale, Amsterdam, 6 December 1797, lot 3 (with pendant), bought by Coclers; G. H. Trochel, et al, sale, Amsterdam, 11 May 1801, lot 109 (with pendant), bought by Coclers; anon. sale, Amsterdam, 6 August 1810, lot 121 (with pendant), bought by Lelie; P. de Heere de Holy sale, Rotterdam, 31 August 1824, bought (with pendant) by Diederiks; Donaldson collection, Edinburgh, before 1842; possibly Donaldson sale, Edinburgh, 17 May 1856, lot 68; John Graham-Gilbert (1794-1866), Glasgow; by decsent to Mrs John Graham-Gilbert.
Publications Smith, J., Supplement to the Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Dutch, Flemish and French Painters, London, 1842, no. 35 (as formerly Donaldson collection); Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, 11, 1893, p. 146, no. 526; 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. 209; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 150, no. 630, II, p. 87; Gaehtgens, B., Adriaen van der Werff, Berlin, 1987, p. 404, no. 143.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley



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