Object Image

Self-portrait

Making a small bow, courtly and courteous, Du Jardin introduces himself with this elegant self-portrait. Painted with flair and precision, the likeness has the air of a calling card, a demonstration of the artist’s skill. And, indeed, Du Jardin received several commissions for portraits from Amsterdam’s elite....
1662
Oil on copper
28.5 x 22.0cm
SK-A-190
Image and text courtesy of Rijksmuseum, 2019

Where you'll find this

Rijksmuseum
Permanent collection