Henri Goovaerts

Portrait of a young girl with doll

Portrait of a young girl with doll
Dating 1886
Material / technique oil on canvas
Dimensions 54 x 37 cm
Provenance 1997 (September, 9), offered at auction at Sotheby's Amsterdam, lot 182 2000 purchase from Frans Boulanger, Maastricht by present owner
Current residence Private property Norway
Signature l., in paint: H. GOOVAERTS
Headings l., met verf: 1886 [underlined]
Remarks This girl is possibly Angelique, one of the sisters of Henri Goovaerts. In 1886 she was ten years old. In the 1880s Henri Goovaerts regularly used his brothers, sisters and parents as a subject for studies and portraits.
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