Gerard ter Borch

Officer writing a letter



Gerard ter Borch - Officer writing a letter

Literature

Peter C. Sutton, Northern European Paintings in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1990, nr. 10

Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 91



Provenance

Possibly sale, Petronella de la Court, widow of Adam Oortmans, Amsterdam, 19 October 1707, nr. 31
Jan and Pieter Bisschop, Rotterdam as of 1752
after Jan's death collection sold as a whole to Adriaen and Jan Hope, Amsterdam
Henry Philip Hope, 1833
Henry Thomas Hope, 1854
Lord Francis Pelham Clinton Hope, London
the entire Hope Collection sold to P. & D. Colnaghi and A. Wertheimer, London, 1898
William L. Elkins Collection, Philadelphia, by 1900
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External links

Philadelphia Museum of Art Accession number E1924-3-21

Other works by Gerard ter Borch


Gerard ter Borch A Woman Washing her Hands
A Woman Washing her Hands
c. 1655

Gerard ter Borch Glass of lemonade
Glass of lemonade
c. 1663/64

Gerard ter Borch The Swearing of the Oath of Ratification of the Treaty of Münster, 15 May 1648
The Swearing of the Oath of Ratification of the Treaty of Münster, 15 May 1648
1648

Gerard ter Borch Lucretia Rouse, wife of the preacher Jan van Duren
Lucretia Rouse, wife of the preacher Jan van Duren
1680

Gerard ter Borch
Officer writing a letter
c. 1658/59
56.8 x 43.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right on table crosspiece: GT Borch (first three letters ligated)
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
The William L. Elkins Collection, 1924