Despite some wear and retouching in certain areas, there is no doubt that this is a major portrait painted by Gerhard ter Borch shortly after 1656. It is signed with a monogram.


  • Title: Portrait of a Family
  • Creator: Gerhard ter Borch
  • Creator Lifespan: 1617 - 1681
  • Creator Nationality: Dutch
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Deventer
  • Creator Birth Place: Zwolle
  • Date Created: 1656
  • Tags: Dutch
  • Provenance: Collection Claes A. Fleming, Liebelitz, Collection, Ernst Schlegel, Stockholm, Collection Fredrika Schlegel, Stockholm, Wilhelmina von Hallwyl, Stockholm 1910.
  • Physical Dimensions: w865 x h780 mm (Without frame)
  • Painter: Gerhard ter Borch
  • Artist info: Gerhard ter Borch was a well travelled man; he started his education as an artist under his father in his native town Zwolle, obtained most of his skills in Amsterdam and Haarlem and then concluded his years of study in Spain, Italy and England.
  • Type: Oil on canvas
  • External Link: Image DIG 4491

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