Portrait of a Lady, Aged 78



PORTRAIT OF A LADY, AGED 78, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, SEATED, WITH RUFF AND BONNET
signed, inscribed and dated upper right: AEtatis. 78 / A.o 1633. / M.Miereveld.inventory
number 435 on a label affixed to the reverse.
oil on panel
37 3/8 by 30 in.; 96.2 by 76.2 cm.

Provenance

The Royal House of Hanover;
Thence by descent to Ernst August, Prince of Hanover and Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg;
His sale, Munich, Schloss Marienburg, Sotheby’s, 5 October 2005, lot 154;
With the Weiss Gallery, London;
Private collection, California;
Thence by descent to an American collector

Literature

J. Reimers, Katalog der zur Fideikommiss-Galerie des Gesamthauses Braunschweig und Luneburg: gehörigen
Sammlung von Gemälden und Skulpturen im Provinzial-Museum zu Hannover, Hanover 1905, p. 84, cat. no. 236

G. Parthey, Deutscher Bildersaal, vol.2, Berlin 1864 p. 126, no. 60

M. Knackfuß and H. Zimmermann, Allgemeine Kunstgeschichte, Bielefeld 1903, vol.3. p.308, ill. no. 259


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