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In this study Brouwer concentrates on one of his specialisms - the painting of ‘affects’: capturing a model’s various emotions and facial expressions. This painting must have been very populair in the seventeenth century as it was published as a print in two editions in quick succession.

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Title Man in a Tall Hat
Material and technique Oil on panel
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 17.5 cm
Width 12 cm
Artists Schilder: Adriaen Brouwer
Accession number 2485 (OK)
Credits Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1958
Age artist Between 31 and 32 years old
Collector Collector / D.G. van Beuningen
Geographical origin Southern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Adriaen Brouwer

Oudenaarde 1605/1606 - Antwerpen 1638

Adriaen Brouwer was born in Flanders, but spent some time in the Netherlands and was probably a pupil of Frans Hals. In 1631, Brouwer returned to Flanders and...

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