The Monogrammist S.S. (Dutch, Active 1646)
Full-length portrait of Jan Van Swieten standing in a landscape by a celestial globe on a stone plinth, holding broad-brimmed hat and pointing to the constellation of Ursa Major.
Oil painting on oak panel 155 x 102.5 cm in an ebonised frame
Signed in monogrammed: “S.S. F(ecit) dated 1646.and inscribed with the identity of the sitter and his age, 13.
Provenance: Private collection, France