VERTANGEN, Daniel
(b. ca. 1600. Amsterdam, d. ca. 1683, Amsterdam)

Portrait of Jan Valckenburgh

c. 1660
Oil on canvas, 128 x 102 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Jan Valckenburgh (1623-1667) was the Director-General of the West India Company. He is depicted three-quarter in armour, standing next to a table at a window with a black slave, who holds a gold medal. In the background the castle of Elmina can be seen.

The pendant of this painting represents Dina Lems.