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 The Young Mother
The Young Mother
1658

Gerard Dou Self-portrait
Self-portrait

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

Gerard Dou Self-Portrait of the Artist in his Art Cabinet
Self-Portrait of the Artist in his Art Cabinet
1647

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