Gerard ter Borch - Curiosity

Literature

Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 17

Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 93
Adriaan E. Waiboer, Gabriel Metsu, New Haven and London, 2010, fig. 48


Exhibitions

2004 Gerard ter Borch, Nr. 35

Provenance

Gaillard de Gagny, Paris
his estate sale, Paris, 29 March 1762, nr. 15, to Randon de Boisset
Pierre-Louis-Paul Randon de Boisset, Paris, 1762–77
his estate sale, Paris, 27 February–25 March 1777, nr. 52, to Lebrun
with Lebrun, Paris, from 1777
Monsieur Robit, until 1801
his sale, Paillet and Delaroche, Paris, 11 May 1801, nr. 151, to Bonnemaison
with Bonnemaison, Paris, from 1801
duchesse de Berri, Palais de L'Elysée, Paris, by 1833–37
her sale, Paillet, Paris, 4-6 April 1837, nr. 2, to Demidoff
Anatole Demidoff, principe di San Donato, Palais de San Donato, near Florence, 1837–68
his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 18 April 1868, nr. 19, to Seillière
baron Achille Seillière, Paris, from 1868
princesse de Sagan, Paris, in 1883
Freifrau Mathilde von Rothschild, Grünburg, near Frankfurt-am-Main, by 1912–died 1924
her son-in-law, Freiherr Max B. H. Goldschmidt, Frankfurt-am-Main, from 1924, sold to Duveen
with Duveen, Paris, London, and New York, until 1927, sold to Bache
Jules S. Bache, New York, 1927–d. 1944
his estate, 1944–49

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 49.7.38

Other works by Gerard ter Borch


Gerard ter Borch The preacher Jan van Duren
The preacher Jan van Duren
1681

Gerard ter Borch The town council of Deventer
The town council of Deventer
1667

Gerard ter Borch Paternal Admonition
Paternal Admonition
1654/55

Gerard ter Borch Procession with Flagellants
Procession with Flagellants
c. 1636/40

Gerard ter Borch
Curiosity
c. 1660-61
76.3 x 62.3 cm.
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Jules Bache Collection, 1949