Portrait of a Man

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A three-quarter length, frontal portrait of a young man, facing very slightly to the right, with long hair and a thin moustache, dressed in black with square white collars. He stands before a table on which lies an open book on top of a closed one. There is a green curtain draped to the left.

Portrait of a Man


oil on canvas


H 100.5 x W 91.7 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Thomas Thornhill Shann, 1909

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : bl : date, artist's name : Aetat.19.Ao 1661 / H. van Vliet


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