Artist Hercules Sanders
Dutch, 1606- after 1673
Title
  • A Woman Cleaning Fish
Date 1647
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 16 1/2 × 27 3/4 inches (41.9 × 70.5 cm)
Framed: 24 5/8 × 36 × 3 3/8 inches (62.5 × 91.4 × 8.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.16
Department European Painting
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated lower left: h. Sanders f 1647
New York, Collection Louis R. Ehrich;
New York, auction L. R. Ehrich (Ortgies & Co.) 22/23 Jan., 1895, lot 90 (as Gerrit Lundens) bought by J. E. Scripps for $800.00;
Detroit, Collection Mr. & Mrs. James E. Scripps, given by Mrs. James E. Scripps
(Harriet J. Scripps) to the DIA in 1909.
Detroit, Detroit Museum of Art, Handbook of Paintings by the Old Masters, 1910, p. 50, no. 77.

Detroit, DIA, Catalogue of paintings, sculpture and contemporary arts and crafts, (cat. compiled by C. Burroughs), 1920, p. 52, no. 46 (as Gerrit Lundens).

Richardson, E. P (ed.), Detroit, DIA, Catalogue of Paintings, 1944, p. 117, no. 719.

Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts, Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts, London, 2004, pp. 218-219 (entry by G. S. Keyes)