Haarlem 1633 – The Hague 1702
Self-portrait with his wife, Maria de Kinderen
Dated: ca. 1674
101 x 93 cm
Inv.nr. 139-1946, Cat.nr.7
De Baen, pupil of Jacob Backer, shows himself with his painter’s attributes, his wife is holding a small portrait of a little girl. This could be a deceased daughter, or it might simply be an advertisement of the painter’s skill as a miniaturist.