Johannes Vermeer

Young Woman Seated at a Virginal

Johannes Vermeer - Young Woman Seated at a Virginal

Johannes Vermeer
Young Woman Seated at a Virginal
c. 1670-72
24.7 x 19.3 cm
Oil on canvas
The Leiden Collection, New York


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 24 info
Walter Liedtke, Vermeer, New York, 2008, nr. 36

Anna Tummers, The eye of the connoisseur, Amsterdam, 2011, fig. 7
Esmée Quodbach (ed.), Holland's Golden Age in America, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2014, fig. 104
Paul Schnabel, Anders gekeken, Zwolle, 2021, fig. 15


Possibly Pieter Claesz. van Ruijven (1624–74), Delft
possibly by inheritance to his son-in-law, Jacob Dissius
his sale, Amsterdam, 16 May 1696, nr. 37
possibly Wessel Ryers
his sale, Amsterdam, 21 September 1814, nr. 93, to Willem Gruyter
Alfred Beit (1853–1906), London, probably acquired in the 1890s
by inheritance to his brother Otto Beit (1865–1930) by 1904
by inheritance to his son, Sir Alfred Lane Beit (1903–94), Blessington, Ireland
with Marlborough Fine Art, London, 1960, to Baron Frédéric Rolin, Brussels
Baron Frédéric Rolin, Brussels (died 2002), acquired in 1960, by descent to his heirs until 2004
sale, Sotheby’s, London, 7 July 2004, nr. 8 to Wynn
Steve Wynn Collection, Las Vegas, 2004
with Otto Naumann, New York
from whom acquired by the present owner in 2004

External links

RKD 62857
Leiden Collection, New York Accession number JVe-100

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