Portrait of a Lady

Gerard Ter Borch the Younger (Dutch, 1617-1681)
Portrait of a Lady, ca. 1657

Oil on Canvas
11 ½ in x 8 ¾ in (29 cm x 24.4 cm)
IU Art Museum Purchase, 77.78


ca.1866, Don José de Salamanca, Marquis of Salamanca, Madrid

June 3, 1867 - June 6, 1867, Sale of Salamanca's collection, Charles Pillet Auctioneer, Paris (lot 128)

?-1869, Prince Paul Demidoff Collection, San Donato (near Florence)

April 1, 1869, Sale of Demidoff's collection, "Tableaux anciens & modernes," Charles Pillet Auctioneer, Paris

ca. 1950, Galerie C. Benedict, Paris

1950-1951, Collection of Mrs. Marianne Feilchenfeldt, Zurich, presumably purchased from C. Benedict.

ca. 1952, Alfred Brod, London, presumably purchased from Feilchenfeldt

ca. 1975, Thomas Agnew & Sons, London (?)

ca. 1975-1977, Galerie J. Kraus, Paris

1977, IU Art Museum purchase from Essoldo Fine Arts Ltd. (Galerie J. Kraus)


June 29—October 5, 1952, “Drie eeuwen portret in Nederland,” Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (cat. no. 17)

September 20, 1976-?, “Dutch and Flemish Old Master Paintings and Drawings,” Galerie J. Kraus, Paris (cat. no. 12 )

September 30, 1994 – January 30, 1995, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis

March 20 — May 14, 2000, “About Face: Two Thousand Years of Portraiture at Indiana University” Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington

Catalogue Raisonné

Cornelis Hofstede de Groot. A catalogue raisonné of the works of the most eminent Dutch painters of the seventeeth century based on the work of John Smith,

1863-1930. 5 (London, Macmillan and Co.,LTD, 1908-): 133


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.