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Portrait of a Dutch Naval Officer/ Aristocrat


Attributed to Jan Pauwel Gillemans I (Antwerp 1616-1675) 'Portrait of a gentleman in a cartouche of flowers and fruits' Oil on canvas 39.5 x 30in. (excluding frame) 45.5 x 36.25in. (including frame) Oragnie Boven is inscribed on the back which is a Victory cry for the Dutch. This may refer to the House of Orange - Nassau. The portrait has been inserted into the still life at some point in the 17th Century. There is a corresponding line visible where the oval canvas joins the still life. Both canvas's have been backed on to the lining as a result.


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  • Condition
    Good. Relined. Extensive cracquelure, chips, small retouch lower right with corresponding losses, other minor losses. Surface dirt and minor discolouration. In a gilt wood frame with green and black inner sections. Paint surface stable..
  • Dimensions

    H 39.5 in. x W 30 in. x D 2 in.

    H 100.33 cm x W 76.2 cm x D 5.08 cm

  • Gallery location
    Petworth, GB
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