Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Concert by Dutch Painter Gerard van Honthorst c1623

The Concert by Dutch Painter Gerard van Honthorst c1623

Gerard van Honthorst's 1623 painting The Concert. It was in the collection of a family in France, and was last seen in public in 1795. It was purchased by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., in the United States in 2013 for an undisclosed sum. It went on display on November 23, 2013, for the first time in 218 years.

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