16 Works, Today, January 20th is artist Adriaen van der Werff ‘s day, his story, illustrated #020

Style of Adriaen van der Werff (Dutch, 1659–1722)
Detail; Sarah leads Hagar to Abraham, c. 1718

Oil on wood
29 x 32 cm. (11.4 x 12.6 in.)
Private collection

Adriaen van der Werff (21 January 1659–12 November 1722) was an accomplished Dutch painter of portraits and erotic, devotional and mythological scenes. His brother, Pieter van der Werff (1661–1722), was his principal pupil and assistant…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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