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Graves Gift, 1935. Museums Sheffield
Portrait of an Old Woman
Date Made/Found: 1676
Artist: Adriaen Cornelisz Beeldemaker , Dutch, 1618 - 1709
Material and Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 1045 x 827 x 92mm Image size: 814 x 589mm
Department: Visual Art
Accession Number: VIS.42
This 17th century portrait by the Dutch artist Ariaen Cornelisz Beeldemaker depicts an old woman in Dutch costume. Her dark clothing with a wide white collar is typical for the time’s fashion and her black peaked cap identifies her as a widow. Beeldemaker lived in Leyden, The Netherlands from 1665 to 1675 and is best known for his hunting scenes and landscape paintings.
Display Location: In Store
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