Gerard ter Borch

The Suitor's Visit



Gerard ter Borch - The Suitor's Visit

Literature

Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 26-30
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 371

Mariët Westermann, Art & home, Zwolle, 2001, fig. 195
Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 89
Adriaan E. Waiboer, Gabriel Metsu, New Haven and London, 2010, fig. 49



Provenance

Charles-Auguste-Louis-Joseph, duc de Morny (1811-1865), Paris
his estate sale, at the Palais de la Présidence du Corps Législatif, Paris, 31 May-12 June 1865, nr. 82
Josè Salamanca y Mayol (Marquès de Salamanca, died 1866), Madrid
sale, at his residence by Charles Pillet, Paris, 3-6 June 1867, nr. 126
Baron Adolphe de Rothschild (1823-1900), Paris
by inheritance to his first cousin once-removed, Baron Maurice de Rothschild (1881-1957), Paris
with Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris
sold July 1922 to Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded 28 December 1934 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA



Other works by Gerard ter Borch


Gerard ter Borch Portrait of a Man
Portrait of a Man
c. 1660

Gerard ter Borch Portrait of a young woman
Portrait of a young woman
c. 1663

Gerard ter Borch Young Couple Drinking Wine
Young Couple Drinking Wine

Gerard ter Borch Horse and Rider
Horse and Rider
1633/34

Gerard ter Borch
The Suitor's Visit
c. 1658
80 x 75 cm.
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection