Master Drawings in the New York Times
One of the highlights of The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) Maastricht, opening today, will be this seventeenth-century portrait of Admiral Maerten Harpertsz. Tromp by Dutch master Jan Lievens. Why is this drawing so significant?
Gregory Rubinstein, Senior Director and Head of Old Master & Early British Drawings at Sotheby’s Worldwide, recounts in MASTER DRAWINGS (Vol 60, Issue 1), how this long-lost portrait re-emerged and its significance to both the artist and the admiral he portrayed. Read the full story when you subscribe at https://masterdrawings.org/subscribe/ . Free digital access is also included with your subscription!
For more about this discovery, you can also read the recent feature in the New York Times:
(Image: Jan Lievens, Admiral Maerten Harpertsz. Tromp, New York, Art Market)