MAES, Nicolaes
(b. 1634, Dordrecht, d. 1693, Amsterdam)

Portrait of a Woman

Oil on canvas, 90 x 72 cm
Musée d'Arras, Arras

Maes studied at Rembrandt from 1650 to 1654 and his early works show the influence of his master. After visiting Antwerp, where he saw the works of Rubens, Van Dych and Jordaens, his style changed and he became a popular portraitist.