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Head of a bearded Man wearing a Wheel Ruff

Photo credit: Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

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This sketch and 'Head of a bearded Man wearing a Falling Ruff' are preparatory studies for two of the life-size figures in the large group portrait of the Aldermen of Brussels painted for the Town Hall in Brussels in 1634–1635 and destroyed in the French bombardment in 1695.

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Oxford


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 52 x W 46 cm

Accession number

WA1855.172

Acquisition method

Presented by Chambers Hall, 1855

Work type

Painting


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The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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