12 mars 2010

"Craeyvanger Family, A Unique Series of Portraits" @ The Mauritshuis

Paulus Lesire, Portret van Willem Craeyvanger, 1651 Paulus Lesire, Portret van Willem Craeyvanger, 1651 THE HAGUE.- The Mauritshuis is displaying ten exceptional portraits of Arnhem’s Craeyvanger family until 16 January 2011. The paintings are the only known series of portraits of the members of a single family - father, mother and eight children - to have survived from the seventeenth century. The series’ existence was relatively unknown until the paintings came up for auction in 2009. A private collection has lent the... [Lire la suite]