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Lot 170: 

Est: £0 GBP - £0 GBPSold:
Christie'sApril 11, 2013London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

Attributed to Aert de Gelder (Dordrecht 1645-1727)
Portrait of a boy, half-length, in a green coat with red sleeves and a black hat, holding a print, by a table with an open box of drawings
with indistinct monogram and date 'ADG 16[...]6' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21¼ x 17 in. (54 x 43.3 cm.)

Artist or Maker

Exhibited

Basel, Öffentliche Kunstsammlung, 1945, no. 23.
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Drie Eeuwen Portret In Nederland, 1952, no. 40, as 'Aert de Gelder'.
Matthiesen Gallery, London, 1953, no. 36.
Leiden, Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal, Rembrandt als Leermeester, 1956, no. 57.

Literature

D. van Fossen, The Paintings of Arent de Gelder, Cambridge, MA, 1969, p. 297, no. X-16, fig. 136, under 'Rejected Attributions'.
W. Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt Schüler, Landau, 1983, p. 3102, no. 2092, as 'A. de Gelder'.
J.W. Von Moltke, Arent de Gelder, Doornspijk, 1994, pp. 116-7, fig. 66, under 'Doubtful Paintings'.

Provenance

with Koetser Gallery, London, 1931.
P. Smidt van Gelder, Geneva; his sale, Moos, Geneva, 7 October 1933, lot 104.
with D. Hermesen, The Hague, 1936.
with Max Moos, Geneva, 1955.
Jan van Stratum, and by descent to the present owner.

Auction Details

Old Masters & British Paintings

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Christie's
April 11, 2013, 10:30 AM GMT

85 Old Brompton Road, London, LDN, SW7 3LD, UK