In this painting the Haarlem based artist Jan de Bray has combined two genres. He has portrayed his contemporaries as historical figures in a biblical story of the Pharaohs daughter. Such 'portrait historié' formed a separate category of portraiture in the 17th century.
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|Pharaoh's Daughter and Her Handmaids with Moses in the Reed Basket
|Material and technique
|Oil on canvas
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|This object is in storage
Height 121 cm
Width 164 cm
Jan de Braij
The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
|Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe
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