attributed to: Harmen Willems Wieringa
Dutch, active 1632 - 1650
Portrait of a Young Man of the Van Heemstra Family, 1641
Oil on panel
Gift of Mrs. Trent McMath (Constance Haass, class of 1932)
Dimensions: Unframed: 20 1/8 x 13 1/4 in. (51.12 x 33.66 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Not signed; Inscribed (UR): Etatis 18,1641.
Inscribed (UR): Etatis 18,1641.
Frame: paper adhesive, serrated edged round sticker; Panel: auction sticker, Terry McNath, various chalk marks two wax seals though different, one has Latin lettering
De Keller-Quackenbush Sale, January 21, 1939, no. 45. Given March, 1939 to VC Art Gallery by Mrs. Trent McNath (Constance Haass, VC ‘32).
Published References v
Art News, January 21, 1939, p. 23, repr. (as de Geest);
Vassar College Art Gallery Catalogue (Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1939), p. 23, repr. pl. 39 (as de Geest);
VC Art Gallery: Selections from the Permanent Collection (Poughkeepsie: VC Art Gallery, 1967), p. 18 (as Willemsz);
VC Art Gallery: Paintings 1300-1900 (Poughkeepsie: VC Art Gallery, 1983), p. 116, repr. (as Willems).
Exhibition History v
Indianapolis, John Heron Art Museum, “The Young Rembrandt and his Times,” February 9-March 23, 1958. Cat. no. 66. (San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery April 11-May 18, 1958).
New Paltz, Art Gallery, SUNY New Paltz, “Portraits and Self-Portraits,” October 8-23, 1970.