Nicolaes Maes

Portrait of Cornelis ten Hove (1658-1694)

717 detail
717 achterzijde
7171 ingelijst
voorzijde 717
voorzijde 717

Nicolaes Maes
Portrait of Cornelis ten Hove (1658-1694)

1682 Zu sehen in Saal 11

To celebrate their marriage, Cornelis ten Hove and Catharina Dierquens had their portraits painted by Nicolaes Maes. Catharina’s portrait hangs to the right. Maes portrayed Cornelis posing elegantly in a park-like landscape. He paid particular attention to the magnificent blue robe.

Maes was one of the most sought-after portrait painters of the 17th century. While his early portraits were traditional in style, from 1670 they became increasingly refined and colourful. Maes’s fashionable portraits found favour among the 17th-century elite.

Technische Daten
voorzijde 717

Nicolaes Maes
Portrait of Cornelis ten Hove (1658-1694)

1682 Zu sehen in Saal 11

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Details

Allgemeine Informationen
Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1634 - 1693 Amsterdam)
Portrait of Cornelis ten Hove (1658-1694)
1682
painting
717
Saal 11
Material und technische Daten
oil
canvas
46.2 x 58.2 cm
Inschriften
rechtsonder: MAES

Ursprung

Probably Cornelis ten Hove, Catharina Dierquens and their heirs, The Hague, until 1907; bequest of Jonkvrouw Maria Johanna Singendonck, The Hague, 1907