A man using a dental probe on a girl's mouth. Oil painting after Gerrit Dou.
- Dou, Gerard, 1613-1675.
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"A surgeon operating on a girl's mouth. M.97. At an arched window a young surgeon operates on the mouth of a girl who sits on an arm-chair to the right. She seeks to prevent him with her right hand. On the window-ledge are a brasss basin, a case of instruments, and a water-bottle. Above are a curtain and a sort of chandelier, with barbers' basins suspended from it. In the left background an old woman sits at a window. Panel, 13 inches by 11 inches, with rounded top. Not in Lormier's possession [Willem Lormier (1682-1758) The Hague] as Martin supposes. Engraved by Lewis in the Airlie Gallery. Sale, Cornelius Wittert, Rotterdam, April 11, 1731, no. 27 (1130 florins) "--Hofstede de Groot, loc. cit.
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