Gerard Dou

Quack Doctor



Gerard Dou - Quack Doctor

Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler I, Landau/Pfalz, 1983, nr. 280

Collection catalogues
Erik Beenker, The collection, Rotterdam, 2005, p. 90

Literature
Mariët Westermann, Art & home, Zwolle, 2001, fig. 147
Lyckle de Vries, Verhalen uit kamer, keuken en kroeg, [Amsterdam], 2005, plate 34



Provenance

Elector Palatine Johann Wilhelm (1658-1716), Düsseldorf
Elector Palatine Karl III Philipp (1661-1742), Düsseldorf
Elector Palatine and Duke of Bavaria Karl Theodor (1724-1799), Düsseldorf
Prince-Elector Maximilian IV Joseph (later King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria) (1756-1825), Düsseldorf and Munich
transferred from Düsseldorf to Munich on 7 November 1806
here the work was kept in the Königliche Gemälde-Galerie (the later Alte Pinakothek) until 1938
after ministerial approval sold on 5 September 1938
with Agnew's, London, 1938
Arthur Goldschmidt, Paris, 1938
acquired from him by Willem van der Vorm on 31 December 1938
on loan to Museum Boijmans, Rotterdam
donated to the Stichting Museum Boijmans by Willem van der Vorm in 1939
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External links

Museum Boijmans van Beumingen, Rotterdam Accession number St 4

Other works by Gerard Dou


Gerard Dou Monk Reading the Bible
Monk Reading the Bible

Gerard Dou The Tooth-Puller
The Tooth-Puller
1672

Gerard Dou A Doctor Examining Urine
A Doctor Examining Urine

Gerard Dou Self-portrait
Self-portrait

Gerard Dou
Quack Doctor
1652
112 x 83 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated lower right on the stone: GDov 1652
Signed on the document on the table: GDov
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam