Catalogue No. 631
Portrait of Alderman van Bergum of Antwerp

Artist: Keyser, Thomas De, Attributed To
Portrait of Alderman van Bergum of Antwerp

c.1596-1667
Oil on panel 62 x 51 cms

Collection Details
Acquired by the 2nd Lord Faringdon at Christie’s, 29 October 1954 (Lot 28).

Background
Thomas de Keyser was the most important portrait painter in Amsterdam before Rembrandt, and his work in that city was contemporary with that of Frans Hals in Haarlem.  Paintings by him hang in museums throughout Europe.