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Title:

The Schoolmaster

Maker:

Dou, Gerrit; painter; Dutch artist, 1613-1675

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1645

School/Style:

Dutch

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

oil on panel

Dimension(s):

height, 27.0, cm
width, 19.4, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Provenance:

King William III of Orange (Castle Het Loo), sold Amsterdam, Zomer, 26 July 1713 (35); Duke of Chandos, sold London, Cock's, 6-8 May 1747 (108), bt. Sir Matthew Decker, Bart., from whom it descended to his grandson, the 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam, the Founder of the Museum

Notes:

Engraved: etching by Robert Roe (1827).

Inscription(s):

signature; above the left shoulder of the man; G dov
date; above the left shoulder of the man; 1645

Exhibition(s):

The Dutch Connection. 1988-10-25 - 1989-01-08
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 28

Documentation:

Earp, F.R.. 1902. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 52, 55

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1929. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929).London?: p. 57

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1912. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.London?: p. 45

Gerson, Horst. Goodison, J.W.. 1960. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, Dutch and Flemish.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 27
pl. 16

Coleridge, H.N.. 1835. Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.London?: p. 201/1

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1988. The Dutch Connection: The Founding of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): The Fitzwilliam Museump. 37-8
Reproduced p. 18 in colour, and p. 37, black and white.

Martin, W.. 1913. Gerard Dou.
Source Title: Klassiker der Kunst()
p. 68

Accession:

Object Number: 33
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 1316; input: 2000-01-24; modified: 2014-05-28)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/1316





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