Cornelius Steenwyck (? - 1684)

Object Number: 
ca. 1670
Oil on wood panel
Overall (panel): 12 1/8 x 9 7/8 in. (30.8 x 25.1 cm)
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Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Eliza M. Clarke through G. de Haert Gillespie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group