Jan de Baen

Portrait of Jacob de Witt (1589-1674), 1665 gedateerd
Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum, inv./ [..]
Object information
Object category
Physical connection
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.

pendant, part of a series

Part of a series of four portraits, probably made for the portrayed or for his daughter Johanna.
canvas, oil paint
rectangle (portrait format) 130 x 102 cm
or 132 x 106 cm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • signed and dated lower left: J. de Baen 1665
  • inscription in verso: d'Heer en Mr. Jacob de Witt, geboren den 7 Febr. 1589, Burgemr. der stad Dordregt, naderhant Raad en Rnmeester van de Reeckeningen der Domeinen van de Staten van Hollant en Westfriesland. Overleden den 10 Januari 1674
    In 18th-century handwriting
Current attribution
Jan de Baen
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1665 (dated) (1665)
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
Identification based on
Notes portrait
In 1859 in the sale of the collection Van Dam van Brakel, Den Haag, 1895 purchased from the legacy of mr. W. Wintgens, The Hague;
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Creation date: 1999-01-07; Last modified date: 2021-02-21


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