Hoogstraeten, van, Samuel, “Selfportrait with turban”

Hoogstraeten, van, Samuel, “Selfportrait with turban”

Dordrecht 1627 – 1678

Selfportrait with turban

Panel
Dated: 16.4 (1644?)
63 x 48 cm
Inv.nr. 56-1946, Cat.nr.74

Van Hoogstraeten has dressed himself up with turban, pearls and fur collar to make himself look exotic. He must have painted it while still a pupil of Rembrandt, as other Rembrandt-pupils did the same.