Gerard Dou

The Hermit



Gerard Dou - The Hermit

Literature

HdG 19

Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 56-60
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 381



Provenance

Probably Kurfürst Karl Albrecht [1697-1745], Munich, by 1742
Kurfürstliche Galerie, Munich
Alte Pinakothek, Munich, by the mid-eighteenth century
deaccessioned in 1927, sold to Van Diemen
with Galerie van Diemen, New York and Berlin
William R. Timken (1866-1949), New York
by inheritance to his wife, Lillian S. Guyer Timken (1881-1959), New York
bequest 1960 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1960.6.8

Other works by Gerard Dou


Gerard Dou Self-portrait
Self-portrait

Gerard Dou A Hermit Reading
A Hermit Reading

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

Gerard Dou Woman at a Window
Woman at a Window
1663

Gerard Dou
The Hermit
1670
46 x 34.5 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated, lower center on book strap: GDou (GD in ligature) 1670
on right page of book: GDou (GD in ligature)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Timken Collection