The coat-of-arms is of the branch of the Van den Heede family that was linked to the Lannoy family. Top left and bottom right on the coat-of-arms, refer to the Van den Heede family, bottom left and top right to Lannoy. This branch lived in Bruges and Oudenaarde. In general, the person in the portrait is identified as Joris van den Heede, who must have been born around 1520. From his first marriage with Livina de Baenst, who died in 1541, he had a son, Maximillian. His second marriage with Eleonora van der Beken brought forth two daughters, Anna and Eleonora. Joris van den Heede died in 1569.
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|Title||Portrait of Joris (?) van den Heede|
|Material and technique||Oil on panel|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 46.2 cm
Height 64.3 cm
|Accession number||1681 (OK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1867|
Van Eyck tot Bruegel (1994)
Collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Bruegel’s ‘The Tower of Babel’ and Great 16th Century Masters (2017)
Pieter Pourbus (2018)
|Geographical origin||Southern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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Gouda circa 1523 - Brugge 1584
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