05 septembre 2010

David Bailly (Leiden 1584 - Leiden 1657), Self-Portrait with Vanitas Symbols, 1651

David Bailly (Leiden 1584 - Leiden 1657), Self-Portrait with Vanitas Symbols, 1651. Oil on wood, 65 x 97,5 cm. Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden The son of a Flemish calligrapher and fencing master, David Bailly first apprenticed to a local painter in Leiden and then to a portrait painter in Amsterdam. He worked for a short time as a journeyman in Hamburg before traveling to Venice and Rome at the age of twenty-five. On his return voyage, Bailly probably worked for several German princes. Back in the Netherlands in 1613, he... [Lire la suite]
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