Govert Flinck

Four Governors of the Arquebusiers Civic Guard Albert Coenraetsz. Burgh (?-1647), Jan Claesz. Vlooswijck (1571-1652), Pieter Reael (1569-1643) and Jacob Willekeur (?-?), with the innkeeper Jacob Willekens (1564-1649) (or Jacob Nachtglas 1577-1654), 1642 gedateerd
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, inv./ SK-C-370
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part of a decoration scheme

In 1653 werden door Schaep de schilderijen "op de groote kamer" in de Kloveniersdoelen beschreven. Het overliedenstuk van van der Helst werd pas later in de zaal geplaatst. (Scheltema 1855-1885, dl. 2, p. 135-136)In 1765 werden het schilderij van Flinck en het Overliedenstuk van Van der Helst (nr. 11825) door Wagenaar op de "groote Schutters zaal" beschreven. De grotere stukken waren toen al naar het Stadhuis getransportreerd. (Wagenaar 1760-1767) , p. 75
canvas, oil paint
rectangle (landscape format) 203 x 278 cm
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Govert Flinck
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dated 1642 (1642)
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Entered on: 1996-08-19; Last modification: 2018-01-19


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