Paintings of 1640

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This mid-17th century portrait simply glorifies the contemporary time’s modest version of the bridal beauty. She looks quite comfortable and happy as she is about to marry someone. Artist has titled her as a bride but her attire is more like regentesses of the time. Maybe the difference of general and ceremonial clothing didn’t have any significant characteristics to easily point out. Being an adept portrait-painter of the time, Verspronck had produced many commissions among which some were very lucrative. This hard-work and experience shows off in the current painting as the figure of the bride with its clothing and details of the somewhere transparent ruff (the big collar around the neck) are exceptionally accurate. The skilled hands of the artist also wins the bet […]

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