Gerard ter Borch

The unwelcome call



Gerard ter Borch - The unwelcome call



Gerard ter Borch
The unwelcome call
1653
66.7 x 59.5 cm
Oil on panel
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 28
Gudlaugsson 99

Collection catalogues
Compiled by Quentin Buvelot, Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague; Zwolle, 2004, pp. 72-73

Literature
Christopher Brown, Scenes of everyday life, London; Boston, 1984, p. 76
Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 223
Edwin Buijsen, The Young Vermeer, The Hague; Zwolle, 2010, fig. 5


Exhibitions

2004 Gerard ter Borch, Nr. 23

Provenance

Petronella de la Court, Amsterdam, 1707
Govert van Slingelandt, The Hague, 1752
the entire collection sold to Willem V in 1768
Prince Willem V, The Hague, 1768-1795
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External links

Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 176

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Gerard ter Borch Officer dictating a letter while a trumpeter waits
Officer dictating a letter while a trumpeter waits
c. 1658/59

Gerard ter Borch The music lesson
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c. 1668/69

Gerard ter Borch Margaretha van Haexbergen, wife of Jan van Duren
Margaretha van Haexbergen, wife of Jan van Duren
c. 1666/67

Gerard ter Borch The Consultation
The Consultation
1635

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