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A man using a dental probe on a girl's mouth. Oil painting after Gerrit Dou.

  • Dou, Gerard, 1613-1675.
Date
[18--?]
Reference
44621i
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Description

"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.

Publication/Creation

[18--?]

Physical description

1 painting : oil on wood ; wood arched top, 36 x 25.1 cm

References note

C. Hofstede de Groot, A catalogue raisonné of the works of the most eminent Dutch painters, vol. I, London 1908, p. 394, no. 146 (the painting by Dou)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 44621i

Reproduction note

After a painting by Dou. The website of the RKD-Nederlands Instituut voor Kunstgeschiedenis, accessed 20 January 2020, give the following provenance: Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam; John Hoogsteder, The Hague, to 1983; private collection, Brugge (Belgium), 1983


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