Hoorn, 1595 – circa 1650/51, probably in Enkhuizen
Family portrait, probably of Dirck Janssen Bol and Marritge Claesdr.
with their three children
(identification of the parents by Mr. A. Staring)
Oil on panel : 87,2 X 112,2 cm
Dated and signed on the palisade bottom, right from the middle
“ 1645 H. Don..er ”
Frame : 108,3 X 133,8 cm
Published by Rudolf E.O. Ekkart, “Portret van Enkhuizen in de gouden eeuw”, 1990, Nr. 37 on P. 87/88 with large colour photograph; the same large photograph figures on the cover of the book.
Published by Frauke Laarmann in her article entitled “Herman Meindertsz. Doncker – Ein origineller Künstler zweiten Ranges“ published in Oud Holland, 114 Nr.1, 2000 (P. 7 – 52), Pl. 13 on P. 22 and Nr. 30 on P. 44, twice with black and white photograph.
Our painting is recorded twice at the RKD, The Hague under the numbers IB00108067 and 80345