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Catharina van Hemessen: Young woman playing a virginal  wikidata:Q19186181 
creator QS:P170,Q269445
Catharina van Hemessen: Young woman playing a virginal
Girl at the Virginal
Object type painting
Date 1548
date QS:P571,+1548-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on oak panel
Dimensions Height: 30.5 cm (12 ″); Width: 24 cm (9.4 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,30.5U174728;P2049,24U174728
institution QS:P195,Q700959
Current location
1st floor, room 13
Accession number
WRM 0654
place of creation Antwerp
Object history by 1915
date QS:P,+1915-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1915-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
: Emmy Schnitzler (1863-1915), Berlin : bequeathed to the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, by Emmy Schnitzler, Berlin
Exhibition history

Maria van Hongarije. Koningin tussen keizers en kunstenaars, Rijksmuseum Het Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, , ISBN 90-6630-421-9, 155, p. 202.

Sofonisba Anguissola e le sue sorelle, Centro culturale "Città di Cremona, Cremona, , Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, , Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., , ISBN 8878135127.

Signature and date top right: CATERINA DE HEMESSEN / PINGEBAT 1548 [Caterina de Hemessen painted [this] [in the year] 1548]

Age of sitter top right: ÆTATIS SVÆ 22

bottom right: [OMNIA DAT DOMINVS NON] HABET ERGO MINVS [The Lord provides everything and yet has nothing less.]

On the virginal
References Anonymous
Unknown author
, RKDimages, Art-work number 7600, as Portrait of a twenty-two-year-old woman playing the spinet, Height: 32.2 cm (12.6 ″); Width: 25.7 cm (10.1 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,32.2U174728;P2049,25.7U174728
Unknown author
, Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage Photolibrary, object number 40001187, as Portret van een meisje aan een virginaal, Height: 32.2 cm (12.6 ″); Width: 25.7 cm (10.1 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,32.2U174728;P2049,25.7U174728
Unknown author
, Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur, object 05011191, as Mädchen am Virginal, Height: 30.5 cm (12 ″); Width: 24.3 cm (9.5 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,30.5U174728;P2049,24.3U174728
Unknown author
(1986) Wallraf-Richartz-Museum Köln. Volständiges Verzeichnis der Gemäldesammlung, Keulen: [s.n.], p. 37.

Clippel, K. de (1998) 'Catharina van Hemessen (1528-na 1581): amateurschilderes, en toch pionier?', Jaarboek van het Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerpen, pp. 252-292, ill. 5.

Fransen, H. (1996) Michaelis Collection. The Old Town House, Cape Town, Zwolle 1996, pp. 108-109.

Haacke, W. (1968) Am Klavier, Königstein (?), p. 22, with image.

Hiller, I., H. Vey (1969) Katalog der deutschen und niederländischen Gemälde bis 1550 (mit ausnahme der kölner Malerei) im Wallraf-Richartz-Museum und im Kunstgewerbemuseum der Stadt Köln, Keulen: [s.n.], p. 63, ill. 57.

Parker, Rozsika, Griselda Pollock (2013) Old mistresses: women, art and ideology, London: Tauris, ISBN 978-1-78076-404-7, p. 85, ill. 47.

Sello, Gottfried (1994) Malerinnen aus vier Jahrhunderten, Hamburg, p. 12-14, with color image on p. 15.
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