Gerard Dou

The Hermit



Gerard Dou - The Hermit



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


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 19

Collection catalogues
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 Kurf├╝rst Karl Albrecht [1697-1745], Munich, by 1742
Kurf├╝rstliche 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


Other works by Gerard Dou


Gerard Dou A Hermit Reading
A Hermit Reading

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

Gerard Dou Portrait of a Young Woman
Portrait of a Young Woman
c. 1655

Gerard Dou The Young Mother
The Young Mother
1658

Gerard Dou An Old Woman at Prayer before her Meal
An Old Woman at Prayer before her Meal
c. 1645-50