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

September 30, 1676

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


ORA Delft inv. 171, fol. 113

De Heeren Schepenen den stad Delft, hebben bij den Anthonij Leeuwenhouck tot Curateur over den boedel en goederen van Catharina Bolnes wed. van wijlen Johannes Vermeer in sijn leven mr. schilder, j?petrande van mande___ van cessie der hij ge?uden blijft etc gedaen den 30 September 1676

The Lord Magistrates of the city Delft, have appointed Anthonij Leeuwenhouck as Curator of the estate and goods of Catharina Bolnes widow of the late Johannes Vermeer in his life master painter, ____ _____ of _____ of cessation of the _______ remaining etc done on September 30, 1676

Montias' translation

The Lords Aldermen of the town of Delft hereby appoint Anthonij van Leeuwenhouck as curator of the estate and of the assets of Catharina Bolnes, widow of the late Johannes Vermeer, during his lifetime master painter, who had requested and obtained letters of cession, which he retained etc. Passed on 30 September 1676.

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