A Dutch Gentleman

Cornelius the Younger Jonson1657

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery

The signature and date, at one time said to have been 'washed off', remain clearly legible. The attribution to Comelius the younger was proposed by Collins Baker and retained by Murray, though Finberg had accepted DPG564 as the work of Cornelius the elder.

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  • Title: A Dutch Gentleman
  • Date: 1657
  • Physical Dimensions: w724 x h920 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil
  • Work Nationality: Dutch
  • Support: Canvas
  • Provenance: ? London, Arber, Rutter and Waghorn, Colonel w. Pinney sale, 21 Jul. 1898, lot 33, 34 ('Dutch Lady, Dutch Gentleman'). Bt Colnaghi; Charles Fairfax Murray; Fairfax Murray Gift, 1911.
  • Inscriptions: Signed and dated, upper left: 'Cornelius Jonson/ van Ceulen/ Fecit/ 1657'
  • Artist: Jonson, Cornelius the younger
  • Acquisition Method: Fairfax Murray, Charles (Gift, 1911)