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The Courtyard of a Renaissance Palace
Hendrick van Steenwyck the Younger

This painting presumably shows a scene from the Bible or classical history, but the subject has not been identified. Traditionally it was said to show Aeneas in the Palace of Dido.

The architecture, landscape and sky are certainly by Hendrick van Steenwyck the Younger but the figures are probably by another hand.

Key facts
Artist Hendrick van Steenwyck the Younger
Artist dates active by 1604; died 1649
Full title A Man kneels before a Woman in the Courtyard of a Renaissance Palace
Date made 1610
Medium and support Oil on copper
Dimensions 40.2 x 69.8 cm
Inscription summary Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit Bequeathed Lt-Col. J.H. Ollney, 1837
Inventory number NG141
Location in Gallery Not on display
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