Gerard Dou


Gerard Dou - Self-portrait

Gerard Dou
18.9 x 14.7 cm
Oil on panel
Signed on the right, in the centre GDOV (GD in monogram)
The National Gallery, London


Catalogues raisonnés
W. Martin 53
HdG 272
Werner Sumowski, Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler I, Landau/Pfalz, 1983, nr. 257

Collection catalogues
Neil MacLaren, revised and expanded by Christopher Brown, The Dutch school, 1600-1900, London, 1991, p. 106, plate 90
Christopher Baker and Tom Henry, The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London, 2001, p. 194


probably in the Pieter Locquet sale, Amsterdam, 22 sqq. September 1783, nr. 76 bought by van Braam Helsdingen
possibly in the Anna Catharina Putnam sale, Amsterdam, 17 August 1803, nr. 23 bought by Roos
probably in the collection of Paignon Dijonval, Paris, the major part of which was bought by him in Holland, C.1731, the rest between then and c.1750
Paignon Dijonval collection by descent to Vicomte de Morel Vindé
certainly Paignon Dijonval and Morel Vindé sale, Paris, 17-18 December 1821, nr. 21, bought by Hazard
Jeremiah Harman by 1842
J. Harman sale, London, 17-18 May 1844, nr. 34, purchased for the National Gallery

External links

RKD 249973
National Gallery, London Accession number NG192

Other works by Gerard Dou

Gerard Dou Anna and the Blind Tobit
Anna and the Blind Tobit
c. 1630

Gerard Dou The Pancake Baker
The Pancake Baker
c. 1650-55

Gerard Dou A Hermit Reading
A Hermit Reading

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

Gerard Dou The Hermit
The Hermit