Portrait of a Woman

The costume and hairstyle suggest a date of about 1650. However, the use of the niche to frame a portrait head was unusual in the Southern Netherlands in the 17th century and it is possible that the picture dates after 1700.

Key facts

Artist dates
1614/18 - 1684
Full title
Portrait of a Woman
Date made
about 1650
Medium and support
Oil on oak
20.1 x 16.7 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Mrs Elizabeth Carstairs, 1952
Inventory number
Location in Gallery