KONINCK, Philips
(b. 1619, Amsterdam, d. 1688, Amsterdam)

Joost van den Vondel

Oil on panel, 56 x 47 cm
Amstelkring Museum, Amsterdam

Joost van den Vondel, portrayed here at the age of 78, was the leading poet and playwright of the seventeenth century in Amsterdam. He was also the most prominent Catholic convert of the period.

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