Caspar Netscher

A Mother Teaching a Child

Caspar Netscher - A Mother Teaching a Child


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 96

Collection catalogues
Neil MacLaren, revised and expanded by Christopher Brown, The Dutch school, 1600-1900, London, 1991, pp. 284-285, plate 243
Christopher Baker and Tom Henry, The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London, 2001, p. 500

Mariët Westermann, Art & home, Zwolle, 2001, fig. 90
Lyckle de Vries, Verhalen uit kamer, keuken en kroeg, [Amsterdam], 2005, plate 70
Vanessa I. Schmid, with Julia I. Armstrong-Totten, The Orléans collection, Lewes, UK, 2018, fig. 7.8


collection of Philippe, Duc d'Orléans (the Regent) at the Palais-Royal, Paris, which was formed in the quarter of a century before the duke's death in 1723
Palais-Royal until the Flemish and Dutch paintings of the collection were sold by his great-grandson ('Philippe-Egalité') in 1791 or 1792 to Thomas Moore Slade, acting on behalf of Lord Kinnaird, Mr Morland and Mr Hammersley
these paintings were brought to England in 1792, and exhibited for sale by private contract in London, April—June 1793, nr. 7
presumably sold before May 1795
collection of (Sir) Robert Peel (Bart.) by 1824
National Gallery, London, purchased with the Peel collection, 1871

External links

National Gallery, London Accession number NG844

Other works by Caspar Netscher

Caspar Netscher Musical company
Musical company

Caspar Netscher Cecilia de Jonge van Ellemeet
Cecilia de Jonge van Ellemeet

Caspar Netscher Portrait of a Lady
Portrait of a Lady

Caspar Netscher Mother Combing a Child's Hair
Mother Combing a Child's Hair

Caspar Netscher
A Mother Teaching a Child
c. 1669
45.1 x 37 cm
Oil on panel
The National Gallery, London