Netherlandish School, 17th century
Portrait of a Lady
Oil on panel. 101 x 78 cm.
Private ownership, Rhineland.
The present work can be placed in the circle of Nicolaes Eliasz. Pickenoy (1588 - 1653/56). The inscription in the upper left reads "A° 1635 AET (ligatured): 52". The coat of arms on the chair backrest is indistinct, but it appears to bear a helmet and crest.