Gerard Dou

The Young Mother



Gerard Dou - The Young Mother

Literature

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

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



Provenance

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
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External links

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 A Hermit Reading
A Hermit Reading

Gerard Dou Self-portrait
Self-portrait

Gerard Dou The Hermit
The Hermit
1670

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