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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.250
People
Nicolaes Maes, Dutch (Dordrecht 1634 - 1693 Amsterdam)
Title
Portrait of George Bredehoff de Vicq as Ganymede
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Portrait of Gerbrand de Vicq as Ganymede
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
17th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/232637
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
99 x 84.5 cm (39 x 33 1/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Kate, Maurice R., and Melvin R. Seiden Purchase Fund in honor of Lisbet and Joseph Leo Koerner
Accession Year
1993
Object Number
1993.250
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Jan Baptist Bedaux, "Funeraire kinder-portretten uit de 17de eeuw", Naar het lijk: Het Nederlandse doodsportret 1500-heden, ed. Bert Sliggers, Walburg Press (Zutphen), pp. 88-114, p. 103, repr.

E. W. Moes, Iconographia Batava: Beredeneerde Lijst van Geschilderde en Gebeeldhouwde Portretten van Noord-Nederlanders in Vorige Eeuwen, Frederik Muller & Cie. (Amsterdam, 1905), p. 529, no. 8480

C. J. Matthijs, "De Portretten uit de Families van Bredehoff en de Vicq", Jaarboek van het Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie en het Iconographisch Bureau (1983), 37, pp. 187-188, 192, fig. 44

Jan Baptist Bedaux, ed., Pride and Joy: Children's Portraits in the Netherlands 1500-1700, exh. cat., Ludion Press Ghent (Amsterdam, 2000), cat. no. 83, repr. in color

León Krempel, Studien zu den datierten Gemälden des Nicolaes Maes, Michael Imhof-Verlag (Petersberg, 2000), p. 129 (no. 159)

Wendy Schaller, "Children Borne Aloft: Nicolaes Maes's Ganymede Portraiture and the Context of Death and Mourning in the Seventeenth-Century Netherlands" (2001), (Ph.D. diss.), pp. 9, 37, 154, 165-166, and 195, fig. 4

Old Master Paintings, auct. cat. (Amsterdam, May 10, 2011), p. 54, under no. 75

Maraike Bückling, Gefährliche Liebschaften: Die Kunst Des Französischen Rokoko, exh. cat., Hirmer (Frankfurt, 2015), pp. 188 + 190-191, repr. p. 191

Exhibition History

Pride and joy : children's portraits in the Netherlands 1500-1700, Frans Hals Museum, 2001 DJ Haarlem, 10/08/2000 - 12/31/2000; Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, 01/22/2001 - 04/21/2001

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