manner of Paulus Moreelse

Portrait of an unknown man
Kaapstad (South-Africa), South African National [..]
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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.


canvas, oil paint
rectangle (portrait format) 60,5 x 44,20 cm
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manner of Paulus Moreelse
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1586 - 1638
werkzame periode Paulus Moreelse
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
Notes portrait
Kopie naar IB 118032 door P. Moreelse 1636. Van dit portret en het pendant bestaan diverse kopieen (zie IB 118032, IB 105616, Domela Nieuwenhuis 2001 p.508 e.v.)Herkomst: coll. lady Michaelis, Kaapstad, door haar in 1932/33 geschonken aan South African National Gallery (inv.298).Literatuur: J. Carman, Seventeenth century Dutch and Flemesh painting in South Africa, 1994, p.50 met afb.; E.N. Domela Nieuwenhuis, Paulus Moreelse, 2, 2001 (ongepubl. dissertatie), p.512 nr.128a-2-1-1-1 (met herk. en lit.).Beschrijving: halflang donker haar, snor en sik; zwarte buis met gespleten mouwen over wit hemd, platte kraag met kantrand. Tegelvloer, achtergrond muur, rechtsachter pilaster.
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Creation date: 2009-07-07; Last modified date: 2017-03-10


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