Gortzius Geldorp (Louvain 1553-1618 Cologne) Portrait of Susan Hoste,
Lot 100
Gortzius Geldorp (Louvain 1553-1618 Cologne) Portrait of Susan Hoste,
Sold for £22,800 (US$ 38,322) inc. premium
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Gortzius Geldorp (Louvain 1553-1618 Cologne)
Portrait of Susan Hoste, three-quarter-length, in black costume with a white ruff and a lace cap, holding gloves and standing before a green curtain
inscribed and dated: 'ANNO.DO.1617/AETATIS.SVAE.18' (upper left)
oil on canvas
114.2 x 84.3cm (44 15/16 x 33 3/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    The Hoste family, Sandringham, Norfolk, until 1832
    By descent to the Hoste Henley family, Leigh Court, near Chard, until the late 19th Century
    By descent to Commander Richard Torbock R.N., Crossrigg Hall, Penrith
    Crossrigg Hall sale, Penrith, Sotheby's, 13 September 1994, lot 325
    With Rafael Valls, London
    Where purchased by the present owner

    The Hoste family (as their name was spelt after their arrival) came to England in the late 16th Century as Protestant refugees from the Duke of Alba's persecutions in the Low Countries.
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