Collection

Paulus Lesire
Dutch, 1611-c.1656

Alida Pietersdr. Van Scharlaken, aged 25,1637, 1637
Oil on panel
Purchase, Friends of the Vassar College Art Gallery Fund
1985.3
Period: 17th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Unframed: 32 3/4 x 25 5/8 in. (83.19 x 65.09 cm) Framed: 43 x 36 in. (109.22 x 91.44 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed (CR): p. Lesire / fecit; Inscribed (CR): Aetatis 25
Inscribed (CR): Aetatis 25
On verso of frame: 1. Upper right in blue pencil: Ballroom/ 5; 2. Illegible paper label; 3. Upper center edge in blue pencil: facing window right No 3; 4. Upper center edge in black paint: 3075; 5. Bottom edge (upside down): 3075; 6. Paper label reading: 6117; 7. Printed sticker reading: Sotheby’s/ 527/ x 28/2; 8. Original Dutch Inscription (paint, large letters) reading: (V)rouw Alida van Scharlaken/ Hr Pieters Dogter geeboren/ den overleeden den; 9. Paper exhibition label reading: HAAGSCHE KUNSTKRING/ Tentoonstelling van Oude Portretten/ 1903/ No 69b. Underneath, clipping from exhibition catalogue reading: schilder PAULUS LESIRE/ Portrait d’Alida Pietersdochter van Scharlaken/ (née en 1612), à mi-corps, tournée vers la gauche, regardant le spectateur. De la main droite avancée/ elle tient des gants. Vêtue de noir, avec fraise tutautée et coiffe simple. Signé à doite en toutes/ lettres, daté 1637. Aetatis 25./ Panneau, h. 82 1/2 cM., 1.65 1/2 cM. / Sir Cuthbert Quilter, M.P., Londres; 10. Paper label reading: KEE[?]E (1914) LTD./ SHEFFIELD/ Carlisle Street SOHO
Provenance v
Purchase from Sotheby’s, New York, January 17, 1985 by Friends of Vassar Art Gallery.
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