oil on canvas
31.81 in. (80.80 cm.) (height) by 25.51 in. (64.80 cm.) (width)
signed and dated lower right, J. vSpronck. an 1643, inscribed upper left: AETAT.S 43 ( AE in ligature) and charged with the arms of the sitter
Haarlem, Frans Halsmuseum, Verspronck, 15 September - 25 November 1979, no. 64;. New Brunswick, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Haarlem: the 17th century, 20 February - 17 April 1983, no. 129.
R.E.O. Ekkart, Johannes Cornelisz. Verspronck, exhibition catalogue, Haarlem 1979, pp. 48, 103, no. 64, reproduced p. 176 (as dated 1646);. F. Fox Hofrichter, Haarlem: the Seventeenth Century, exhibition catalogue, New Brunswick 1983, pp. 139, no. 129, reproduced p. 138.
Presumably by descent in the family of the sitter;. Douairière A.C. Groeninx van Zoelen (née Baroness van der Goes van Dirxland), The Hague;. Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Mak van Waay, 26 May - 5 June 1964, lot 497;. Private collection, U.S.A.;. Anonymous sale ('The Property of a Gentleman'), London, Christie's, 28 November 1975, lot 84, when acquired by the father of the present owners.