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Portrait of Johan de Witt (1625-1672)

Portrait of Johan de Witt (1625-1672)

Adriaen Hanneman (in 1652)

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Hanneman's portrait of Johan de Witt dates from 1652 when he was working in The Hague as Pensionary for Dordrecht, his town of birth. If Adriaen Pauw was absent, De Witt also acted as Council Pensionary. In 1653, he succeeded Pauw in this position. Hanneman shows de Witt turned to the left with a truncated pillar in the background. The pillar was, at that time, not only a symbol of mortality, but also of steadfastness, acuity and, sometimes, chastity.

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Title Portrait of Johan de Witt (1625-1672)
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width Error: 63,5 is not a valid BCD value cm
Height Error: 79,5 is not a valid BCD value cm
Artists Painter: Adriaen Hanneman
Accession number 1280 (OK)
Credits Gift A.J. Lamme, 1854
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1854
Creation date in 1652
External exhibitions 80 Jaar Oorlog (2018)
Research Alma
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Adriaen Hanneman

Den Haag circa 1604 - Den Haag 1671

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