Jan Gossaert (Jean Gossart), 'An Elderly Couple'

Exhibitions and version

Exhibitions

London BI 1824 (28); London BI 1837(5); London BI 1839 (22); London BI 1848 (88); Derby 1870 (184); London RA 1879 (219); NG 1939 (no catalogue); NG 1947 (33); Rotterdam-Bruges 1965 (28); NG 1975 (16); NG 1977–8 (not numbered); NG 2008–9 (50); New York 2010–11 (53); NG 2011 (53).

Version

Richard Fferris, M.D., and Catherine Fferris
fig.1 Copy after Jean Gossart, version of NG1689, support not identified, 23 x 35.5 cm, sold in Edinburgh, Dowell’s, 28 April 1917 (111) © Photo The National Gallery, London

A version of poor quality and uncertain date, measuring 9 x 14 in., 23 x 35.5 cm, was sold at Dowell’s in Edinburgh on 28 April 1917 (111), as ‘Flemish School’ (fig.1). Above the sitters are the inscriptions: ‘RICHARD FFERRIS MD/ CATHERINE FFERRIS/ 1559’.4

Further Sections

4. See the sale catalogue; the inscriptions are not completely legible in the accompanying reproduction.
 
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