Three-fold embroidered screen

Designer Theodorus van Hoytema (Dutch, 1863–1917), Executed by Tine Hogervorst van Hoytema (Dutch, 1865–1927)


Overall: 79.4 x 135.5 cm (31 1/4 x 53 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidered with colored silks, in glazed, three-panel ebonized wood frame. Backed with modern silk.

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Tables, stands, screens

Embroidered decoration in colored silk: a heron with frog, two owls, and a stork with fish.


Each panel embroidered 'Tine v H 96'


Ir. G. Knuttel (b. 1880 - d. 1961), The Hague. Jan-Pieter Glerum, Amsterdam (?). 1970s or 1980s, acquired through Christie's, Amsterdam (sale held at the Singer Museum, Laren) by M. van Calcar, the Netherlands; 1980s, sold by Calcar to Frans Leidelmeijer (dealer), Amsterdam; 1987, sold by Leidelmeijer to Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David, Kingston, NY; February 5, 2008, Schiller-David sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 111, not sold; December 10, 2009, Schiller-David sale, Heritage Auction Galleries, Dallas, lot 75232, withdrawn; 2010, gift of Mr. Schiller and Mr. David to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David