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....
Oil on copper
28.5 x 22.0cm
Image and text courtesy of Rijksmuseum, 2019
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