Rembrandt

Portrait of Herman Doomer

Rembrandt - Portrait of Herman Doomer

Herman Doomer was born in Anrath, Germany in 1595. He was a furniture and frame-maker in Amsterdam, where he died in 1650. His son Lambert Doomer was a painter.


Related works

Companion-piece:

Rembrandt - Portrait of Baertje Martens
Rembrandt
Portrait of Baertje Martens
c. 1640



Portrait by Lambert Doomer:

Lambert Doomer - Harmen Doomer, the artist's father
Lambert Doomer
Harmen Doomer, the artist's father


Literature
Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 642
Bredius 217
Bauch 385 info
Gerson 230
Bredius/Gerson 217 info
Tümpel 207
Corpus III A 140
Corpus VI 177a info

Collection catalogues
Katharine Baetjer, European paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by artists born before 1865, New York, 1995, p. 314 info
Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 148 info

Literature
Christopher Brown, Jan Kelch & Pieter van Thiel, Rembrandt, New Haven; London, 1991, fig. 91
Esmée Quodbach (ed.), Holland's Golden Age in America, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2014, fig. 43
Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt in nieuw licht, Amsterdam, 2009, fig. 148


Exhibitions

Provenance
the sitter's wife, Baartjen Martens, Amsterdam (1654–d. 1662)
her son, Lambert Doomer, Amsterdam (1662–d. 1700)
his nephew, Herman Voster the Younger, Amsterdam (from 1700)
?private collection, Geneva
Anthony Cousein, London (by 1730/35–1750)
his estate sale, Langford, London, February 8, 1750 (Lugt 714), probably no. 53, as "A Man's Head,"
H. Wolters, Amsterdam (until 1757)
sale, May 4, 1757 (Lugt 961), no. 61
Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster, Grimsthorpe, Lincolnshire (by 1769–d. 1778)
his widow, Mary, dowager duchess of Ancaster, Grimsthorpe (1778–91)
her sale, Christie's, London, May 16–18, 1791 (Lugt 4734), probably no. 84, as "A Portrait," to Tapant
Van Helsleuter, Amsterdam (until 1802)
sale, Paris, January 26, 1802 (Lugt 6352), no. 145, to Urique
?sale, Paris, 1836
Mme Gentil de Chavagnac, Paris and Geneva (before 1854), sold to Morny
Charles-Auguste-Louis-Joseph de Morny, duc de Morny (by 1854–d. 1865)
his estate sale, Palais de le Présidence du Corps Législatif, Paris, June 2, 1865 (not in Lugt), no. 68, to ?Salamanca for the duchesse de Morny
his widow, Sophie Troubetzkoi, duchesse de Morny, later duquesa de Sexto, Madrid (1865–82)
Mme de Cassin, Paris (1882–83)
Auguste de Morny, 2nd duc de Morny, Paris (1883–84), sold to Schaus
with William Schaus, New York, 1884–89, sold to Havemeyer
Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, New York (1889–his d. 1907)
Mrs. H.O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer, New York (1907–d. 1929)

External links

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Rembrandt
Portrait of Herman Doomer
1640
75.2 x 55.2 cm
Oil on panel
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Havemeyer Collection