Bartholomäus Bruyn the Elder

Portrait of Elisabeth Bellinghausen (c.1520- after 1570)

889 achterzijde
889 voorzijde
889 voorzijde

Bartholomäus Bruyn the Elder
Portrait of Elisabeth Bellinghausen (c.1520- after 1570)

1538-1539 Zu sehen in Saal 7

This small painting is half of a diptych made by Bartholomäus Bruyn for the Cologne couple Elisabeth Bellinghausen and Jacobus Omphalius. They probably commissioned the diptych on the occasion of their engagement. Elisabeth is holding a sprig of bittersweet, which was the attribute of unmarried couples in Cologne portraits. Elisabeth’s braids also refer to the engagement period, as married women wore their braids under their cap.

Technische Daten
889 voorzijde

Bartholomäus Bruyn the Elder
Portrait of Elisabeth Bellinghausen (c.1520- after 1570)

1538-1539 Zu sehen in Saal 7

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Details

Allgemeine Informationen
Bartholomäus Bruyn the Elder (Wesel 1493 - 1555 Cologne)
Portrait of Elisabeth Bellinghausen (c.1520- after 1570)
1538-1539
painting
889
Saal 7
Material und technische Daten
oil
panel
34.5 x 24 cm

Ursprung

Bequest of Cornelis Hoogendijk to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (inv. no. SK-A-2559), 1912; on long-term loan from the Rijksmuseum, since 1951