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Jacob de Witt

Gerard van Honthorst1639

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Jacob de Witt (1589-1674): burgomaster of Dordrecht, ambassador extraordinary to Sweden and Norway, Grand Pensionary. He was briefly imprisoned in 1650 for his part in the opposition of the States of Holland to William II's military policy. The sitter is identified in an engraving by J. Houbraken of 1760, made from a drawing by A. Schouman based on the original portrait. De Witt married Anna van den Corput (1599-1645), who is represented in the pendant portrait DPG571.

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  • Title: Jacob de Witt
  • Date: 1639
  • Physical Dimensions: w830 x h970 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil
  • Work Nationality: Dutch
  • Support: Panel
  • Provenance: Purchased, with the aid of grants from the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery, the Stanley Scott Fund and the National Arts Collection Fund, 1990.
  • Further Information: 0
  • Artist: van Honthorst, Gerrit
  • Acquisition Method: Purchase with the aid of grants from the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery, the Stanley Scott Fund and the NACF (Purchased, 1990)

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