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Jan Van Zyl - The Celebration - 17th century dutch elegant company Festive



This wonderful 17th century dutch old master painting from the dutch golden age depicts an elegant company immersed in joyful celebration and conversation on a palace terrace.  The company wears luxurious clothing which the artist perfectly captured, one can almost feel the softness of the shimmering silk of the lady's splendid gown. The present work is attributed to Gerard Pietersz. Van Zijl, who rarely signed his works. Gerard Pietersz. Van Zijl (1607/8-1665) was a 17th century dutch painter, who was born in Leiden in 1607 or 1608. He was a student of the ledgendary Anthony Van Dyck and was also known as "the kleine Van Dyck" (the little Van Dyck). He specialised in portraiture and genre scenes and was a highly regarded artist. His works can be found in several musea including: * the Memphis Brooks Museum of Fine Art * the Duke Anton-Ulrich of Braunschweig Museum Provenance: Northern German private collection Measurements: Oil on canvas 58.5*49cms (without frame) and 74.5*65 with frame.


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    Height: 23.04 in. (58.5 cm)Width: 19.3 in. (49 cm)Depth: 1.58 in. (4 cm)
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    Antwerp, BE
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    1stDibs: LU142326811332

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