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Portrait of a Young Man
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Portrait of a Young Man


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Description The splendid split-sleeve jacket and fine lace collar, the height of English court fashion in the late 1630s, suggest that the sitter belongs to the English aristocracy. Janssen was among the portraitists influenced by the elegant style introduced in England by Sir Anthony van Dyck, as can be seen in his "Portrait of Prince Rupert" (Walters 37.233). The painter was born in London and spent his career there and in Holland.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/27/1981Examinationexamined for exhibition
Exhibitions
  • New Light on Old Pictures: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from the Walters. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1981-1982.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1635-1640 (Baroque)
Medium
oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1202
Measurements
26 15/16 x 23 1/8 in. (68.5 x 58.7 cm)
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