9 July 2001
Arnould de Vuez (1644-1720)
A monastic saint refusing a crown and sceptre, Christ in glory above
with inscription 'Alberti fc.'
black chalk on light brown paper, arched
416 x 219 mm.
Marquis P. de Chennevières (L. 2073).
C.W.A. Buma (L. 494a).
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With her high-piled ringlets, gold earrings and heavy black kohl, the woman portrayed in this funerary painting offers a glimpse of life almost 2,000 years ago