The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
A Hermit
  • Gerrit Dou (1613 - 1675)
  • A Hermit
  • Netherlands
  • c. 1661
  • Painting
  • Oil on oak panel
  • Image size: 32.1 x 23.7 cm
  • Signature: 'G DOU', the 'G D' in monogram
  • P170
  • East Galleries I
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • 'Verbrugge'; Valerius Röver, Delft, 1727; Wilhelm VIII of Hesse-Cessel, 1750; Wilhelm IX; Lagrange, Cassel, 1806. Charles-Ferdinand, duc de Berry; the duchesse de Berry; Christie's, April - March 1834, no. 83; duchesse de Berry sale, Paris, 04 April 1837, no. 60; Paillet, for Paul Périer; his [anon.] sale, Paris, 16 March 1843, no. 10; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.