Oil/canvas, 40,5 x 34 cm, lo. middle sign. GDou, min. rest., relined. - According to Fred Meijer form the RKD the painting is by Arnold Boonen. His original signature was possibly changed into GDou already early in the painting's existence. - Dutch portrait a. figure painter, was trained in the studios of A. Verbuys a. G. Schalcken 1682-89, after travelling Germany he settled down in Amsterdam in 1696 a. soon became a sought-after portrait painter. - Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus. a. others), Haarlem (Frans Hals Mus.), Brunswick, Mainz, Schwerin a. others. - Lit.: Saur, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.