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A man. Oil painting attributed to Pieter van der Werff.

Werff, Pieter van der, 1685-1722.
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Description

Previously identified as a portrait of Herman Boerhaave. The portrait seems compatible with Boerhaave's known portraits. The sitter is dressed in robes with a landscape view in the distance

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; sight 30.4 x 24.3 cm

Publications note

Christopher Wright et al., British and Irish paintings in public collections, New Haven and London: Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2006, p. 201

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45557i

Creator/production credits

A name inscribed on the reverse may indicate that the painting is by Pieter van der Werff, who, like his better-known brother Adriaen, is known to have painted portraits at the beginning of the 18th century



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