• Ferdinand Bol

    1 month ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Born on this day in 1616, in Dordrecht, Ferdinand Bol. Like his teacher Rembrandt, a painter of portraits & histories. And of himself: here, in 1647, drawing aside the curtain.
    From Wikipedia: Ferdinand Bol was a Dutch painter, etcher and draftsman. Although his surviving work is rare, it displays Rembrandt 's influence; like his master, Bol favored historical subjects, portraits, numerous self-portraits, and single figures in exotic finery.
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