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Andries Stilte as a Standard Bearer Johannes Verspronck  
 
Andries Stilte as a Standard Bearer by Johannes Verspronck
Johannes Cornelisz. Verspronck, Andries Stilte as a Standard Bearer, 1640, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Patrons’ Permanent Fund 1998.13.1
The Painting

Johannes Verspronck's image of Andries Stilte is one of the most colorful and flamboyant Dutch portraits of the seventeenth century. Documentary sources tell us little about Stilte, but his unusual portrait offers many clues to his personality.



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