A Woman Feeding Her Child and Paying a Servant

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A Woman Feeding Her Child and Paying a Servant

ca. 1675 - 1680

oil on canvas

22 7/8 x 22 3/4 in. (58.1 x 57.79 cm)

Pieter de Hooch
(Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1629 - 1684, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

CULTURE OR GROUP:

Dutch

OBJECT NAME:

oil paintings (visual works)



CREDIT LINE:

Gift of Merle J. and Emily N. Trees

OBJECT NUMBER:

1942-1-2

IMAGE USE:

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LOCATION:

Trees Gallery

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WWII Provenance Project
Provenance:
1930, Dr. Kurt Erasmus (Berlin and Geldern bei Haarlem, NL) (dealer); 1931, Leo Blumenreich (Berlin, 1884–1932) (dealer); around 1936, Merle J. Trees (Chicago, 1883–1954) [1]; 1942, University of Illinois, by gift from Merle J. and Emily N. Trees.

Notes:
[1] In 1936, Robert B. Harshe, director of the Art Institute of Chicago, made inquiries into the authorship of letters of expertise concerning the painting from W.R. Valentiner in Berlin and Robert Eigenberger in Vienna. Harshe may have been acting on behalf of AIC or as a consultant for Trees.

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DIMENSIONS

  • primary object, canvas: 14 5/8 x 15 1/8 in. (37.15 x 38.42 cm)