MASTER OF THE FORTIES

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Description

Portrait of a member of the Antwerp family De Deckere, aged 62

Oil on panel, 28 7/16 x 25 x 2 3/4"

This artist is called Master of the ‘40s because most of his paintings are dated to the 1540’s such as this work dated to 1544. He worked mainly in Antwerp, painting portraits of wealthy, middle-class men and women; at upper right is the inscription AETATIS SVAE/62 which was used to notate age.


Date

1544

Creator

MASTER OF THE FORTIES

b. The Netherlands ca. 1540's


Source

The Sedgwick Collection of Old Master Paintings

Identifier

1960.6

Citation

MASTER OF THE FORTIES b. The Netherlands ca. 1540's, “MASTER OF THE FORTIES,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed February 1, 2023, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/665.