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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|Title||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
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 121 cm
Width 164 cm
Jan de Braij
|Accession number||1086 (OK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1901|
|Creation date||in 1661|
|Age artist||About 34 years old|
|Geographical origin||Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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