Constantijn Huygens and Susanna van Baerle: A hitherto unkown portrait

Held, Julius S.
December 1991
Art Bulletin;Dec91, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p653
Academic Journal
Calls attention to a painting in a private English collection, hitherto unknown, yet now identified as a portrait of Conatantijn Huygens (1595-1657) and his wife, Susanna van Baerle (1599-1637). Importance of the fact that no portrait of Susanna has been identified before; What documentary and stylistic arguments support; Belief that the artist may have wanted to suggest that for a moment they have interrupted a private musical pleasure to pose for him; Details of the portrait.


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