The Wallace Collection

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A Lady reading a Letter
  • Gerard ter Borch (1617 - 1681)
  • A Lady reading a Letter
  • Netherlands
  • c. 1665
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 44.2 x 32.2 cm
  • P236
  • East Galleries II
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Possibly Sebastiaan Heemskerk; his sale, Amsterdam, 31 March -01 April 1749, no. 3. A. Blondel de Gagny, by 1757; his sale, Paris, 10 December 1776, no. 72; Antoine Poullain; his sale, Paris, 18 March 1780, no. 40; Le Brun. Proley sale, Paris, 1787. G. Robit; his sale, Paris, 18 May 1801, no. 153; Constantin, for Michael Bryan; his sale, London, 06 November 1801-31 May 1802, no. 45. George Hibbert, by 1815; his sale, Christie's, 13 June 1829, no. 63; Panné(?). Sir Simon Clarke; his sale, Christie's, 08 June 1840, no. 50; Nieuwenhuys. Périer sale, Christie's, 05 May 1848, no. 17; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.