COQUES, Gonzales
(b. 1614, Antwerpen, d. 1684, Antwerpen)

Equestrian Portrait of a Couple

Oil on copper, 43 x 39 cm
Private collection

The picture shows the equestrian portrait of an unidentified elegant couple with their blackamoor servant. Like in Coques's other portrait the influence of Van Dyck can be observed in the present painting. The artist has posthumously been granted the nickname 'Little van Dyck'.

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