Henri Goovaerts

Portrait of a young lady

Portrait of a young lady
Dating June 24, 1886
Material / technique oil on panel
Dimensions 51 x 41 cm
Provenance Frits Goovaerts about 1980 Purchase from Frits Goovaerts by Frans Boulanger, Maastricht in the same year Purchase from Frans Boulanger, Maastricht by present owner
Current residence Private Property The Netherlands
Signature r. H. GOOVAERTS [underlined] // 24/6 86
Remarks This young woman is presumably May, one of the sisters of Henri Goovaerts, who was 16 years old at that time. From his study years on we see the people directly surrounding Henri Goovaerts appearing regularly in his studies, drawings and paintings. At this moment of his life those people are mainly the his brothers and sisters.
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