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The Coin Collector

Hendrik Gerritsz Potabout 1655

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Details

  • Title: The Coin Collector
  • Date Created: about 1655
  • Type: oil paintings
  • Rights: Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge
  • External Link: http://www.imamuseum.org/mercury/load-artwork/17943
  • Medium: oil on wood
  • wall label: Pot is best known as a painter of small-scale genre scenes and portraits, usually of single figures seated at a table. His later works, including this one, are influenced by Rembrandt's treatment of light and his characterization of human subjects. The elderly man in this portrait is consulting a book that shows the coinage of different mints. He is either a coin collector or a money changer.
  • measurements: 18 x 15 7/8 in.
  • Artist: Pot, Hendrik Gerritsz.

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