Portrait of Johannes Munter, Bartholomeus Eggers, 1673

Portrait of Johannes Munter, Bartholomeus Eggers, 1673

marble (rock), h 90.0cm × w 71.0cm × d 35.0cm × w 265kg. More details

Bartholomeus Eggers was one of the young sculptors trained by Artus Quellinus in his Amsterdam workshop. Eggers’ portrait of Mayor Johannes Munter is still strongly influenced by his teacher’s style. However, the sculptor introduced a playful motif: Munter plays with the tassels of his collar with his left hand, subtly subverting the formal character of the bust.

On display in room 2.18 Marble

Collections with this work

RijksStudio

Geertruida M.P. Brouwer added this work to borstbeeld

July 7 2015 - 89 works 52 1

madee added this work to beeldhouwwerken gouden eeuw

June 7 2015 - 13 works 18 0

frederique rekers added this work to 10 beeldhouwwerken

June 6 2015 - 10 works 9 0

Make your own creations with this work