Gerard Dou

The Young Mother

Gerard Dou - The Young Mother

Gerard Dou
The Young Mother
73.5 x 55.5 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated in the window, top left: GDOV 1658
Mauritshuis, The Hague


Catalogues raisonnés
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler I, Landau/Pfalz, 1983, nr. 284

Collection catalogues
Compiled by Quentin Buvelot, Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague; Zwolle, 2004, p. 108-110 info

Peter van der Ploeg, Carola Vermeeren, Princely patrons, Hague; Zwolle, 1997, p. 189, fig. 2
Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 106
Lyckle de Vries, Verhalen uit kamer, keuken en kroeg, [Amsterdam], 2005, plate 37
Koenraad Jonckheere, The Auction of King William's Paintings 1713, Amsterdam; Philadelphia, 2008, fig. 25
Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Quentin Buvelot, Masters of the Everyday, London; Brussels, 2015, fig. 17
Adriaan E. Waiboer, with Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr and Blaise Ducos, Vermeer and the masters of genre painting, Dublin, Washington, Paris, New Haven and London, 2017, fig. 47
Pennen over penselen, Den Haag; Zwolle, 2022, pp. 74-75


purchased from the artist by the States of Holland and West Friesland, and given as part of the famous 'Dutch gift' to King Charles II in 1660
King James II, London, 1685-1688
King-Stadholder Willem III
Het Loo Palace, Apeldoorn
Prince Willem IV
Prince Willem V, The Hague

External links

RKD 25012
Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 32

Other works by Gerard Dou

Gerard Dou Sleeping Woman with Two Men
Sleeping Woman with Two Men

Gerard Dou Portrait of a Young Woman
Portrait of a Young Woman
c. 1655

Gerard Dou An Old Woman at Prayer before her Meal
An Old Woman at Prayer before her Meal
c. 1645-50

Gerard Dou Woman at her Toilet
Woman at her Toilet

Gerard Dou Woman at a Window
Woman at a Window