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Portrait of a Gentleman, signed Carel de Moor (1655-1738), dated 1690

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Portrait of a Gentleman, signed Carel de Moor (1655-1738), dated 1690

Our painting depicts a gentleman seated, his body turned three-quarters, his head faces us, his meditative gaze, dressed in a richly embroidered silk robe and a white shirt, his neck adorned with a lace tie, he leans on a stone entablature and holds the sides of his dress with his right hand showing the blue satin lining. This embroidered silk dressing gown is part of a man's wardrobe in Holland. It derives from a Japanese kimono. Holland was the only country allowed to trade with the Japanese who used to offer 30 kimonos to Dutch officers at the signing of commercial treaties. Thus one often finds his interior [...]

Period : 17th century

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