Réf : 71296
Portrait - Dutch school of the 18th century after Ferdinand Bol
Canvas 64 cm by 52.5 cm
Ferdinand Bol (1616-1680)
Ferdinand Bol was born in 1616 in Dordrecht, a town where his father was a master surgeon.
It is probably in Utrecht that he begins his apprenticeship, under the auspices of Jacob Cuyp. In Utrecht, he could also have for master Abraham Bloemaert. In 1635, he is quoted as "Ferdinandus bol, schilder [painter]" in some documents of Dordrecht, on which also appears his signature. His first dated work dates back to 1642, however.
Before that, around 1635, he left for Amsterdam, where he became an apprentice in Rembrandt's studio. He will remain active in this [...]