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Portrait of the Three Regentesses of the Leprozenhuis, Amsterdam

Bol, Ferdinand and anoniemca. 1668 - ca. 1671

Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The regentesses Clara Abba, Elisabeth van Duynen, and Agatha Munter administered Amsterdam’s leper house, a charitable institution. Bol portrayed them at a table with a cash book, an inkwell, and coins, suggesting their involvement in record keeping and financial management. They likely oversaw staff, handled purchasing goods, and effected various other tasks for the institution.

Details

  • Title: Portrait of the Three Regentesses of the Leprozenhuis, Amsterdam
  • Creator: Bol, Ferdinand, anoniem
  • Date Created: ca. 1668 - ca. 1671
  • Physical Dimensions: doek
  • Subject Keywords: sociale geschiedenis, leprozenhuis, Amsterdam, Leprozenhuis, Abba, Clara, Munter, Agatha, Duynen, Elisabeth van
  • Rights: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

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