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image of Portrait of a Lady Rogier van der Weyden (artist)
Netherlandish, 1399/1400 - 1464
Portrait of a Lady, c. 1460
oil on panel
painted surface: 34 x 25.5 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.) overall (panel): 37 x 27 cm (14 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.) framed: 60.9 x 53.3 x 11.4 cm (24 x 21 x 4 1/2 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.44
On View
From the Tour: Netherlandish Painting in the 1400s
Object 4 of 9

1893Wauters, A. J. Die vlämische Malerei. Leipzig, n.d.: 64.
1897Firmenich-Richartz, E. "Hugo van der Goes: Eine Studie zur Geschichte der altvlämischen Malerschule." Zeitschrift für christliche Kunst 9 (1897): 385.
1899Friedländer, Max J. In Ausstellung von Kustwerken des Mittelalters und der Renaissance aus Berliner Privatbesitz. Exh. cat. Kunstgeschichtlichen Gesellschaft, Berlin, 1899: 7.
1900Wauters, A. J. Le Musée de Bruxelles. Tableaux anciens. Notice, guide et catalogue. Brussels, 1900: 60-61.
1902Hulin de Loo, Georges. Bruges. Exposition des tableaux flamands des XIVe, XVe, et XVIe siècles. Catalogue crtique. Ghent, 1902: 25, no. 108.
1902Hymans, Henri. "L'Exposition des primitifs flamands à Bruges." GBA 28 (1902): 294, repro. 293. (Repr. as a book, Paris, 1902: 62, repro. 59.)
1903Weale, W. H. James. "The Early Painters of the Netherlands as Illustrated by the Bruges Exhibitiion of 1902." The Burlington Magazine 1 (1903):202, repro. 209.
1903Friedländer, Max J. "Die Brügger Leihausstellung von 1902." Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft 26 (1903): 71.
1903Friedländer, Max J. Meisterwerke der niederländischen Malerei des XV. und XVI. Jahrhunderts auf der Ausstellung zu Brügge 1902. Munich, 1903: 6, no. 12, pl. 12.
1906Voll, Karl. Die alniederlädische Malerei von Jan van Eyck bis Memling. Leipzig, 1906: 73, 289.
1907Reinach, Salomon. Répertoire de peintures du moyen âge et de la Renaissance (1280-1580). 2 vols. Paris, 1907: 2:484, no. 2, repro.
1907Winkler, Friedrich. "Rogier van der Weyden." In Thieme-Becker. 37 vols. Leipzig, 1907-1950: 35(1942):472, 475.
1908Laban, Ferdinand. "Ein neuer Roger: Begleitworte zu seiner Veröffentlichung." Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst N.F. 19 (1908): 58, 60, 64, repro. 55.
1913Winkler, Friedrich. Der Meister von Flémalle und Rogier van der Weyden. Strasbourg, 1913: 53-55, 176.
1916Friedländer, Max J. Von Eyck bis Brugel. Berlin, 1916: 175.
1921Conway, Sir Martin. The Van Eycks and their Followers. London, 1921: 136.
1923Burger, Willy. Roger van der Weyden. Leipzig, 1923: 50-51, 70, pl. 48b.
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1925Art News 24 (10 October 1925): 6.
1926Hulin de Loo, Georges. "Robert Campin or Rogier van der Weyden? Some Portraits Painted between 1432 and 1444." The Burlington Magazine 49 (1926): 273.
1926Art News 24 (30 January 1926): 1, repro.
1926Holmes, Sir Charles. "Portraits by Roger van der Weyden." The Burlington Magazine 48 (1926): 122-128, pl. B.
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1926Stein, Wilhelm. "Die Bildnisse von Roger van der Weyden." Jahrbuch der königlich Preussischen Kunstsammlungen (Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen) 47 (1926): 13-14.
1927Demonts, Louis. "L'Exposition d'art flamand à la Royal Academy de Londres." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 15 (1927): 262.
1928Hulin de Loo, Georges. "Hans Memlinc in Rogier van der Weyden's Studio." The Burlington Magazine 52 (1928): 172-177, pl. 4B.
1928Jamot, Paul. "Roger van der Weyden et le prétendu Maître de Flémalle." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 18 (1928): 276-277, repro. 281.
1929Singleton, Esther. Old World Masters in New World Collections. New York, 1929: 166-168, repro.
1929Rutter, Frank. "Notes of the Month." International Studio 94, no. 389 (October 1929): 65, repro.
1929Burrows, Carlyle. "Exhibitions of Flemish Primitive Painting." Parnassus 1 (November, 1929): 6-9, repro.
1930Destrée, Jules. Roger de la Pasture van der Weyden. Paris and Brussels, 1930: 180-181, pl. 137.
1930Valentiner, Wilhelm R., ed. Unknown Masterpieces in Public and Private Collections. London, 1930: n.p., pl. 35.
1935Tietze, Hans. Meisterwerke europäischer Malerei in Amerika. Vienna, 1935: 127, repro. (English ed., Masterpieces of European Painting in America. New York, 1939: 127, repro.).
1937Cortissoz, Royal. An Introduction to the Mellon Collection. Boston, 1937: 34-35.
1938Hulin de Loo, Georges. "Rogier van der Weyden." In Biographie Nationale de Belgique. 29 vols. Brussels, 1938: 27:col. 241.
1938Schöne, Wolfgang. Dieric Bouts und seine Schule. Berlin and Leipzig, 1938: 61.
1939Mather, Frank Jewett, Jr. Western European Painting of the Renaissance. New York, 1939: 77, fig. 43.
1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 214, no. 44.
1941Held, Julius S. "Masters of Northern Europe, 1430-1660, in the National Gallery." Art News 40, no. 8 (June 1941): 11, 13, repro.
1941Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 169, repro.
1941"World Masterpieces Lend Supreme Distinction to National Gallery of Art." The Washington Star (16 March 1941): F6.
1941De Tolnay, Charles. "Flemish Paintings in the National Gallery of Art." Magazine of Art 34 (1941): 186, 200, fig. 18.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 240, repro. 42.
1944Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 86, color repro.
1945Davies, Martin. National Gallery Catalogues. Early Netherlandish School. London, 1945: 112, under no. 1433 (2d ed. 1955: 127; 3d ed. 1968: 171).
1948Puyvelde, Leo van. The Flemish Primitives. Brussels, 1948: 27, pl. 45.
1948Musper, Theodore. Untersuchungen zu Rogier van der Weyden und Jan van Eyck. Stuttgart, 1948: 23-24, 59, fig. 66.
1948Davenport, Millia. The Book of Costume. 2 vols. New York, 1948: 1:306, no. 819, repro.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 55, repro.
1950Winkler, Friedrich. "Rogier van der Weyden's Early Portraits." Art Quarterly 13 (1950): 215.
1951Beenken, Hermann. Rogier van der Weyden. Munich, 73-75, fig. 92.
1952De Tolnay, Charles. "Remarques sur la Joconde." La Revue des Arts 2 (1952): 23-24.
1953Panofsky Erwin. Early Netherlandish Painting: Its Origins and Character. 2 vols. Cambridge, Mass., 1953: 1:292, 295, 477, 2: pl. 226, fig. 367.
1954Genaille, Robert. From Van Eyck to Brueghel. Translated by Leslie Schenk. New York, 1954: 46, 49, color repro.
1954Tietze, Hans. Treasures of the Great National Galleries. New York, 1954: 112, 124, pl. 196.
1954Davies, Martin. Primitifs Flamands. Corpus. The National Gallery, London. 3 vols. Antwerp, 1954: 2:198, under no. 60.
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 36, repro.
1957Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 59
1960Broadley Hugh T. Flemish Painting in the National Gallery of Art (Booklet no. 5 in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC). Washington, 1960: 4, 16-17, color repro.
1960The National Gallery of Art and Its Collections. Foreword by Perry B. Cott and notes by Otto Stelzer. National Gallery of Art, Washington (undated, 1960s): 25, color repro. 11.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 100, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 139
1966The Women I Love: These Lovely Immigrants Are Part of Our National Treasure.” This Week Magazine (January 9, 1966): 10, color repro.
1966Frinta, Mojmír S. The Genius of Robert Campin. The Hague, 1966: 81.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:80, color repro.
1967Eckardt, Götz. Die Schönheit der Frau in der europäischen Malerei. Berlin, 1967: 11, pl. 11.
1968Whinney, Margaret. Early Flemish Painting. New York and Washington, 1968: 66, pl. 29.
1968Cuttler, Charles D. Northern Painting, from Pucelle to Bruegel: Fourteenth, Fifteenth, and Sixteenth Centuries. New York, 1968: 125, fig. 145.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture: Illustrations (Companion to the Summary Catalogue, 1965). Washington, 1968: 126, no. 44, repro.
1970Blum, Shirley Neilsen. Review of The Genius of Robert Campin by Mojmír Frinta. In The Art Bulletin 52 (1970): 435.
1970Cooke, Hereward Lester. The National Gallery of Art in Washington. Munich and Ahrbeck/Hanover, 1970: 62-63, color fig. 28.
1971Fingerlin, Ilse. Gürtel des hohen und späten Mittelaters. Munich, 1971: 198.
1971Schulz, Anne Markham. "The Columba Altarpiece and Roger van der Weyden's stylistic development." Münchener Jahrbuch der bildenden Kunst, series 3.22 (1971): 104, fig. 39.
1972Davies, Martin. Rogier van der Weyden. London, 1972: 222, 241, pl. 107.
1972Schabacker, Peter H. Review of Rogier van der Weyden by Martin Davies. In The Art Quarterly 35 (1972): 424.
1973Campbell, Lorne. Review of Rogier van der Weyden by Martin Davies. In Apollo 98, no. 137 (July 1973): 64.
1974Künstler, Gustav. "Vom Entstehen des Einzelbildnisses und seiner frühen Entwicklung in der flämischen Malerei." Wiener Jahrbuch für Kunstgeschichte N.S. 27 (1974): 47-48, fig. 13.
1975Kerber, Ottmar. "Rogier van der Weyden." Giessener Beiträge zur Kunstgeschichte 3 (1975): 48-49, 61.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 374, 375, no. 44, repro.
1977Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 58, under K2088 (1961.9.28).
1979Campbell, Lorne. "L'art du portrait dans l'oeuvre de Van der Weyden." In Rogier van der Weyden. Rogier de le Pasture. Exh. cat. Musée Communal de Bruxelles, 1979: 58, 62, repro. 60.
1979Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 47, 49, pl. 31.
1980Campbell, Lorne. Van der Weyden. New York, 1980: 9-10, 78, pl. 7.
1980Scott, Margaret. The History of Dress Series. Late Gothic Europe, 1400-1500. London, 1980: 163, 165, 167, 241, fig. 93.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 126, no. 116, cover, color repro.
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1985Snyder, James. Northern Renaissance Art: Painting, Sculpture, the Graphic Arts from 1350-1575. New York, 1985: 138, fig. 134.
1986Hand, John Oliver and Martha Wolff. Early Netherlandish Painting. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, 1986: 241-246, color repro. 243.
1990Campbell, Lorne. Renaissance Portraits: European Portrait-Painting in the 14th, 15th, and 16th Centuries. New Haven, 1990: 96-97, color fig. 111.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 157, color repro.
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1995Stokstad, Marilyn. Art History. New York, 1995: 628, fig. 17-13.
1996Tansey, Richard G. and Fred S. Kleiner. Gardner's Art Through the Ages. 10th ed. Fort Worth, 1996: 663, color fig. 20.11.
1997Dworetzky, John P., Psychology, 1997, no. 280-281, repro.
1997Richler, Martha. National Gallery of Art, Washington: A World of Art. London, 1997: 42-43, color fig. 25.
1999Stokstad, Marilyn. Art History, 2 vols. Revised ed. New York. 1999: 2:630-632, fig. 17.16.
2001Virtue and Beauty: Leonardo's Ginevra de' Benci and Renaissance Portraits of Women. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002: no. 13.
2001Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA II: Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. Chicago, 2001: 72-73, 210, color repro.
2002Honour, Hugh and John Fleming. The Visual Arts: A History. 6th ed. New York, 2002: 440, fig. 10.16.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 42-43, no. 29, color repro.
2005Honour, Hugh and John Fleming. A World History of Art. 7th ed. New York, 2005: 428-429, fig. 10.16.
2005Stokstad, Marilyn. Art History. Rev. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, 2005: 597-598, color fig. 17.17.
2009Gariff, David, Eric Denker, and Dennis P. Weller. The World's Most Influential Painters and the Artists They Inspired. Hauppauge, NY, 2009: 23, color repro.

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