Portrait of Michiel de Ruyter, Rombout Verhulst, 1677 - 1681

Portrait of Michiel de Ruyter, Rombout Verhulst, 1677 - 1681

terracotta with beige coating, h 35cm × w 32cm × d 30cm More details

Rombout Verhulst modelled this portrait in clay while he was designing Michiel de Ruyter’s large tomb monument for the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. The sculptor thoroughly studied painted portraits of the admiral for this commission. Verhulst kept this modello in his own possession until his death.

On display in room 2.15

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