Appointed curator of estate of Catherine Bolnes, Vermeer's widow

Date: 
September 30, 1676

Appointed by Delft's magistrates as curator of estate and assets of Catherine Bolnes, widow of Johannes Vermeer.

They granted him a mandement van cessie, an order to summon creditors to relinquish all goods for the benefit of the creditors.

Document: 

ORA inv. 171, fol. 113 Keurboek 48 for 1674 januari - 1681 juni

ORA Delft inv. 171, fol. 113

De Heeren Schepenen den stad Delft, hebben bij desen Anthonij Leeuwenhouck tot Curateur over den boedel en goederen van Catharina Bolnes wed. van wijlen Johannes Vermeer in sijn leven mr. schilder, impetrante van mandement van cessie der hij gehouden blijft etc gedaen den 30 September 1676

The Lord Magistrates of the city of Delft have appointed Anthonij Leeuwenhouck as Curator of the estate and assets of Catharina Bolnes widow of the late Johannes Vermeer in his life master painter, obtaining a mandate of cessation that he retains etc passed on September 30, 1676

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