Portrait of a Man, 17th century

  • Flemish

Oil on oak panel

  • Unframed: 15 1/4 × 11 3/8 inches (38.7 × 28.9 cm)
  • Framed: 26 1/2 × 22 3/8 × 1 5/8 inches (67.3 × 56.8 × 4.1 cm)

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb

53.357

Department

European Painting

  • Flemish
  • Oak
  • Oil
  • Collars (neckwear)
  • Portrait
  • Man
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Bust
  • Panel
  • Flanders

Provenance

private collection (England); 1926, Henry Reinhardt and Son, (New York, New York, USA); purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Whitcomb (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1953-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

The Third Loan Exhibition of Old Masters. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1926, no. 39 [as Van Dyck]. Fifth Loan Exhibition of Old and Modern Masters. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, October 1927, p. 32, cat. 53 [lent by Mr. & Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb-entry by W. Heil]. Heil, W. "The Edgar B. Whitcomb Collection in Detroit," Art in America, vol. 16, no. 2 (1928): p. 50, (fig. 1) [as by Van Dyck]. Loan Exhibition of Fifty Paintings by Anthony van Dyck. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, April 3-20, 1929, (unpaginated), cat. 38 [lent by Mr and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb (as by Van Dyck); cat. entry by W. R. Valentiner & L. J. Walther]. Loan Exhibition....by Rubens... and van Dyck. Exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum. Los Angeles, 1946, cat. 60 [as by Van Dyck]. Richardson, E.P. Catalogue of the Whitcomb Gifts to The Detroit Institute of Arts. 1954, pp. 56-57 [as by Van Dyck]. Pictures on Exhibit, vol. 17, no. 8 (May 1954): p. 40, (repr.). Old Master Painting. Exh. cat., Albion College. Albion, MI, 1959 [as by Van Dyck]. Held, J.S. Flemish and German Paintings of the 17th Century: The Collections of The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1982, pp. 48-50, (repr.) [as Flemish artist].

Rights Status

Flemish, Portrait of a Man, 17th century, oil on oak panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb, 53.357.