Portrait of Jacobus van Ewijk Reading a Book1648
Although De Bisschop excelled in portraits drawn from life, he made only a few of them. Thanks to the inscription on the back of this drawing, the sitter can be identified as Jacobus van Ewijk. His father was a clergyman in the small town of Woerden, near Leiden. De Bisschop and Van Ewijk may have met while studying in Leiden.
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