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Inscription

center left: illegible signature [supposedly F.V. Doornik] / 1731

Provenance

Colonel Henry Thomas Chapman, Jr. [1837-1912], Brooklyn, by 1897 until at least 1911;[1]; (his estate sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, 27-29 January 1913, 3rd day, no. 357, as Portrait of Isaac De Peyster). (Ehrich Galleries, New York), at least in 1930.[2] private collection;[3] (sale, Plaza Art Galleries, New York, 13 April 1938, no. 57, same lot as NGA 1963.10.135, bought in); purchased through (Cornelius Michaelsen Gallery, New York) by Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1897
Opening Exhibition in the Galleries of the New Museum Building, Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1897, no. 562.
1898
Loan to display with permanent collection, Brooklyn Museum, 1898-1911.
Bibliography
1965
Paintings other than French in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 16, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 42
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 36, repro.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 168, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 108, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 307.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 132, repro.