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Portrait of Alida Christina Assink  1833

by Jan Adam Kruseman

Dressed in the latest fashion, Alida Assink poses here for the society painter Kruseman. The clothing gives her a stylish silhouette: broad shoulders, puff sleeves and a hoop skirt make her waist seem very slim. The large belt buckle further accentuates this. Kruseman admired English portraiture. The rural set-ting with a hunting dog and a garden vase is derived from Engli...
h 206 cm × w 149 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of Rijksmuseum