The engraved portrait on the wall shows Christian, Duke of Brunswick (1599 - 1626), a Protestant general in the early part of the Thirty Years' War. It is by Willem Jacobsz. Delff after a portrait by Michiel van Miereveld.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1635/6 - after 1680
Full title
An Old Woman seated sewing
Date made
1655
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
108.8 x 82 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated and inscribed
Acquisition credit
Presented by Henry J. Pfungst, 1894
Inventory number
NG1397
Location in Gallery