Artist Eberhart Keilhau, Italian, 1624-1687
  • Young Girl Sleeping
Date ca. between 1655 and 1660
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 19 × 39 1/2 inches (48.3 × 100.3 cm)
Framed: 28 3/4 × 49 × 2 inches (73 × 124.5 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Jacob Heimann
Accession Number 39.592
Department European Painting
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W220, Level 2 (see map)
Elector Palatine (Düsseldorf, Germany); [as by Antoine Amorosi]
(Schleissheim Galerie, Germany); [as by Antoine Amorosi]
July 28–29, 1927, sold by Christie's (London, England); [lot #100, as by Velázquez]
1927, purchased by Leger (Arnhem, Netherlands);
L.D. van Hengel;
May 25, 1935, sold by (Galerie Moos, Geneva, Switzerland) lot 158; [as by Velázquez]
(Gallery W. Paech, Amsterdam, Netherlands);
(Jacob Heimann, New York, New York, USA);
1939–present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Pigage, Nicolas de. La Galerie Électorale de Düsseldorf, quatrième salle. 1778, p. 12, no. 211. [as by Antonio Amarosi.]

Catalogue of Views of Salisbury by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. the Property of H. Arthur Steward, Esq., Early British Portraits the Property of the late A. Wellesley Miller, Esq. Modern Pictures and Drawings the Property of Major G.C. Robertson Deceased; late of Widmerpool Hall, Nottinghamshire, Old Pictures the Property of the Rt. Hon. Baroness Zouche of Haryngworth and Ancient and Modern Pictures and Drawing, Original Etchings and Engravings from Various Sources. Sales cat., Christie's, Manson & Woods, London, July 28–29, 1927, pp. 17, lot 100. [listed under "Different Properties," as by Velasquez. Annotated "Leger," "194. 15 ."]

Valentiner, W.R. "Willem Drost, Pupil of Rembrandt." Art Quarterly 2 (Autumn 1939): pp. 295-325, esp. p. 299 (fig. 2).

Trivas, N.S. "Italian Baroque Painting in San Francisco." Apollo 34 (August 1941): pp. 44-47, esp. pp. 45, 47 (fig. 1).

Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Institute of Arts Catalogue of Paintings, 2nd ed. Detroit, 1944, p. 13, no. 432.

Benesch, O. "Rembrandt's Artistic Heritage I: From Rembrandt to Goya." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 33, no. 975, 6th series (May 1948): pp. 281-300, esp. p. 292, 295 (fig. 9).

Old Masters. Exh. cat., Hamilton Art Gallery. Ontario, November 1968, cat. 4.

Fredericksen, B. and F. Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, MA, 1972, p. 102.

Heimbürger, M. Bernardo Keilhau detto Monsu Bernardo. Rome, 1988, p. 207, cat. 107a.

Monbeig Goguel, C. "La 'fillette endormie' du Louvre. Une suggestion pour Monsù Bernardo dessinateur." Prospettiva 57-60 (1989-90): p. 231.

Gesamtkatalog. Kassel, 1996, p. 164.

Bissell, R.W., A. Derstine, and D. Miller. Masters of Italian Baroque Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2005, pp. 9, 114-115, cat. no. 36.