Pieter Hermansz. Verelst

Dordrecht, ca. 1618 – Dordrecht or Hulst, ca. 1678


A Portrait of a Young Girl


Signed and dated ‘P. VERELST: 1642:’, lower left
Oil on oak panel, with a panel makers mark from the Dordrecht region verso
H. 68 cm. W. 53,4 cm.
 

Provenance
By repute in the collection of Lord Croft, Croft Castle, Yarpole, Herefordshire, United Kingdom;
Collection of Sir Henry Page Croft, 1st Baron Croft (1881 – 1947), Fanhams Hall, Ware, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom;
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 2 October 1950, as lot 842, withdrawn and retained by the family, thence by descent;
Private collection, United Kingdom, until 2017

 

Note I
We are grateful to Dr Fred G. Meijer, former Curator of Old Netherlandish Painting of the RKD, The Hague, for his assistance in cataloguing this painting and for endorsing the authorship of Pieter Hermansz. Verelst

 

Note II

In the original 17th century ebony frame
 



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