POT, Hendrick Gerritsz
(b. ca. 1580, Haarlem, d. 1657, Amsterdam)

Officers of the Civic Guard of St Adrian

Oil on canvas
Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem

A colonel, three captains, two lieutenants, three sergeants, a reserve officer and the troop's servant are portrayed on the staircase of their shooting gallery, the St Adrian Gallery. A small part of the guard portrait painted by Cornelis van Haarlem in 1583 is visible through the window.