VERSPRONCK, Jan Cornelisz
(b. ca. 1603, Haarlem, d. 1662, Haarlem)

Portrait of Willemina van Braeckel

Oil on canvas, 84 x 67 cm
Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem

The companion piece represents Anthonie Charles de Liedekercke, the husband of the sitter.

Anthonie Charles, captain at sea and from 1640-41 envoy in Morocco, and Willemina were married in 1627 in Amsterdam. At the time they lived in Haarlem and had their portraits made by the second famous portrait painter, Verspronck.