(b. ca. 1570, Haarlem, d. 1618, Enkhuisen)
Portrait of a Young Child1606
Oil on panel, 84 x 64 cm
This painting, a characteristic example of the childrens portrait by Jan Claesz., depicts a young child wearing a lace collar and black dress, carrying a basket of cherries. The boy in unidentified, but he was certainly a member of one of the leading Enkhuizen governing or merchant families.