Artist Gerrit van Honthorst, Dutch, 1592-1656
Title
  • Portrait of Sophia, Princess Palatine
Date 1641
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 29 3/8 × 23 1/4 inches (74.6 × 59 cm)
Framed: 40 1/8 × 34 7/8 × 4 7/8 inches (101.9 × 88.6 × 12.4 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Fisher
Accession Number 72.860
Department European Painting
On View Dutch Golden Age S380, Level 3 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, lower left: GHonthorst | 1641 [G and H in ligature]
Corbett Winder (Vaynore Park, Berriew);
April 6, 1889, sold by (Christie's, London, England) auction Major Corbett Winder, lot 109 [as the Winter Queen, Elizabeth of Bohemia];
ca. 1925, (Galerie Drey, Munich, Germany);
(Gallery N. Beets, Amsterdam, Netherlands);
1927-1928, Howard Young Gallery (New York, New York, USA);
Mr. & Mrs. William A. Fisher (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1972-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bernt, W. Die Niederlandischen Maler des 17. Jahrhunderts, vol. II, 1948, no. 398.

Hoogsteder, W.J. De Schilderijen van Frederik en Elizabeth, Konig en Konigin van Bohemen. Master's Thesis, University of Utrecht, 1986, 3 vols., vol. 1, p. 132, no. 89 and no. 89:1; vol. 3 (fig. 80).

Judson, J.R. and R.E.O. Ekkart. Gerrit Van Honthorst: 1592-1656. Aetas Aurea XIV. Doornspijk, 1999, p. 281, no. 380, pl. 273.

Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2004, pp. 116-117.

Konigskinder: Das Schicksal des Winterkonigs und seiner Familie. Exh. cat., Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg. Heidelberg, October 6, 2019-February 16, 2020, p. 89 (ill.), p. 101, cat. 89.