Wybrand Hendriks

Portrait of Gerrit van der Aa (1744-1814), 1797 gedateerd
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, inv./ C 1482
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.


canvas, oil paint
upright oval 71 x 55 cm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • signed and dated lower right: W. Hendriks 1797
  • inscription in verso: Gerrit van der Aa overleden in Haarlem den 29ste September 1814 in der ouderdom van 70 jaren begraven den 5den oktober in de Grooten Kerk St.Bavo.
  • inscription in verso: Menig mensch zal Hem prijzen die mildadig is en hij zal een geloofwaardige getuigenis bekomen wegens Zijne deugd 31 vs. 28
Current attribution
Wybrand Hendriks
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1797 (dated) (1797)
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
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Entered on: 1996-08-21; Last modification: 2015-02-18


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