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Attributed to Reesbroeck, Jacob van (Flemish artist, 1620-1704) , Portrait of a Man with a Lute

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Title Portrait of a Man with a Lute
Alternative Title A Man with an Arch-Lute
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Attributed to Reesbroeck, Jacob van (Flemish artist, 1620-1704)
Previously attributed to Luttichuijs, Isaack (Dutch painter, 1616-1673)
Date Earliest probably about 1655
Date Latest probably about 1660
Description Three-quarter length figure of a gentleman with long hair and with a red cloak over his left arm. He is seated and holding a lute. His right arm leans on his chair back and he holds a sheet of music in his right hand. On a table to the left is a glass containing a peeled lemon.
Current Accession Number 443
Former Accession Number 12 (1893)
Subject portrait
Measurements 146.0 x 125.7 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by William Euing 1874.
Publications Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, 11, 1893, p. 136, no. 12, as not by Andraadt; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 84, no. 443, II, p. 61, as attributed to Isaac Luttichuijs; Remnant, M., Musical Instruments of the West, London, 1977, p. 33, fig. 19; Wenley, R., 'Masterpieces of a Merchant City', Apollo, CLXIX, 2006, pp. 43, 45, fig. 5.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley
 

 

 

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