Jan de Baen and studio of Jan de Baen

Portrait of Cornelis de Witt (1623-1672), ca. 1669
Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum, inv./ [..]
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Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

part of a series

Part of a series of four portraits, probably painted for the father or the sister (Johanna) of the portrayed
Pair of the portrait of his brother Johan de Witt
canvas, oil paint
rectangle (portrait format) 129 x 102 cm
or 129 x 104 cm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription in verso: d'Heer en Mr. Cornelis de Witt, geboren den 25 Juni 1623, Burgemr. der stad Dordregt, Ruaard Bailou en opperdijkgraaf van Landen van Putten, in Hage vermoort 20 Aug. 1672
    in 18th-century handwriting
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1669 (1667 - 1670)
Its pairs is dated on the verso 1669 (in 18th-century handwriting); in any case the portrait was made in or after 1667, because in the background an event from that year is depicted (the Raid on the Medway; or: de tocht naar Chatham).
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
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achterschrift, prent
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
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Creation date: 1999-01-07; Last modified date: 2020-04-18


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