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, lower left: h. Sanders f 1647
collection of Louis R. Ehrich (New York, New York, USA);
January 22-23, 1895, auctioned by (Ortgies & Co., New York, New York, USA), lot 90;
1895-1906, purchased by James E. Scripps [1835-1906] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1906-1909, by descent to his wife, Harriet Scripps [1838-1933] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Handbook of Paintings by the Old Masters. DMA. Detroit, 1910, p. 50, no. 77.

Burroughs, C. Catalogue of paintings, sculpture and contemporary arts and crafts. DIA. Detroit, 1920, p. 52, no. 46 [as Gerrit Lundens].

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

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