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

Portrait of a Woman

Oil on copper, 12 x 9 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This small portrait on copper is one of the rare miniatures by Maes. The sitter was identified as Marghareta de Geer, wife of the wealthy Dordrecht merchant Jacob Trip. Portraits of the couple were also painted a few years later by the artist.