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After Sorgh, Hendrik Martensz. (Dutch painter, born 1609 or 1611, died 1670) , Portrait of Simon Episcopius (1583-1643), after Sorgh

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Title Portrait of Simon Episcopius (1583-1643), after Sorgh
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist After Sorgh, Hendrik Martensz. (Dutch painter, born 1609 or 1611, died 1670)
Previously attributed to Musscher, Michiel van (Dutch painter and printmaker, 1645-1705)
Date Earliest probably 1643
Date Latest possibly about 1700
Description Half-length figure of a man with beard whitened at the tip, wearing a white collar and dark fur edged cloak.
Current Accession Number 55
Former Accession Number 83 (1893); 573 (1893)
Subject portrait
Measurements 25.4 x 20 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan 1854.
Publications McLellan Catalogue, Glasgow, 1855, p. 6, no. 83, as by Musscher; Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, 11, 1893, p. 146, no. 573, as not by Musscher, the subject wearing costume of 1620s; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 130, no. 55.
Notes This is a copy of an engraving, by J. Matham, et al., of a portrait by Sorgh of 1643.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley
 

 

 

 

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