Old Woman in an Armchair

Attributed to Jacob Backer Dutch

Not on view

This portrait is probably the companion piece to the Portrait of a Man in an Arm Chair, formerly in the Corcoran Gallery, now in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. It has been attributed to Jacob Backer, who worked in Rembrandt’s studio in Amsterdam from 1632-34 and clearly was influenced by his master’s work at that time.

Old Woman in an Armchair, Attributed to Jacob Backer (Dutch, Harlingen 1608–1651 Amsterdam), Oil on canvas

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