Seated Girl in Peasant Costume, Gerard ter Borch (II), c. 1650 - c. 1660

Seated Girl in Peasant Costume, Gerard ter Borch (II), c. 1650 - c. 1660

oil on panel, h 28cm × w 23cm. More details

In the 17th century this young woman in peasant clothing would have been instantly recognized as an unmarried country girl from her pinned-up plaits and red headband. Ter Borch’s model was probably Gesina, his half-sister. She posed regularly for him in various roles.

On display in room 2.25 Gerard ter Borch Daily life (paintings)

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