Paulus Moreelse, ‘Emerentia de la Kethulle, née van Ravenswaay (1593 – 1634)’, 1625, The Weiss Gallery

Signature: Monogrammed and dated upper right: ‘Ætat.súæ ·31· /PM/ 1625’

Image rights: Copyright: The Weiss Gallery 2016

Possibly Caroline Henriette de Jonge, Paulus Moreelse, 1938. p.29, Cat. No. 81. Illus. no. 66. Incorrect provenance – see factsheet.
Sotheby’s London Advert, from The Burlington Magazine, Vol. 120, no. 900 (Mar., 1978), p.xxix
F.G.L.O. van Kretschmar, Wat over de familieportretten van Ammersoyen achterhaald kon worden, from D.J.G. Buurman, ‘Ammersoyen: bijdragen tot de geschiedenis van het kasteel, de heerlijkheid en de heren van Ammersoyen,’ Zutphen 1986. p. 226, afb. 17.
Possibly J.C. Bierens de Haan, Meer voor Cieraet als Gebruijck. Tuingeschiedenis van Gelderse buitenplaatsen: Kunstbezit uit Gelderse Kastelen, Nijmegen Museum, Nijmegen 1990. p.154.
Eric Domela Nieuwenhuis, Paulus Moreelse (1571 – 1638), PhD Dissertation, Leiden University 2001. p. 459 – 460, no. 87. Catalogued as ‘location unknown.’

By family descent to the sitter’s daughter Johanna Barbara Walraven van Arkel of Ammersoyen, née de la Kethulle (1622 – 1686);
thence by direct descent to
Baron Arthur de Woelmont (1826 – 1911), Castle Ammersoyen, then to Château d'Oplieux before 1868;
Possibly lost in a gambling match to
Thomas Humphry Ward (1845 – 1926), London;
with Thos. Agnews & Son, London from 1906 to 1909; bt. by
Walter Montgomerie Neilson Reid (1865 – 1933), Germains, Chesham, Buckinghamshire;
his sale Christie’s London, 16 November 1934, lot 149 (as ‘Portrait of Catharine Countess d’Arkel of Amerzode’; bt. by
Hugh Burton-Jones (1875? - 1945), Berkshire;
Presumably by descent to his daughter Kathleen Gifford-Scott (1906 – 1984?);
Sotheby’s London, 12 April 1978, lot 17 (as ‘Anne van Arkel Countess de Renesse’);
with Frankham Gallery, Kent;
Private collection, England, until 2015.

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