Portrait of Cornelis van Diest (?) and his Wife

Oil on canvas | 213.3 x 189cm | 1636-8

Jacob Jordaens

This full-length double portrait of a married couple is a powerful image of the pride and prosperity of seventeenth-century Flanders and its citizens. Dressed in costly black silk garments, both sitters are looking confidently at us. The woman sittin...
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