Thomas de keyser: Portrait of Frederick van Velthuysen and his wife Josina (1636)

(National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia)

A piece by the Dutch portrait painter Thomas de Keyser (1596-1667). Depicted is the nephew of the artist - Frederick van Velthuysen (...-1658), financial official (in Dutch 'ontvanger') for the council of the province of Utrecht, with his first wife Josina van Schonevelt (...-1636). Frederick van Velthuysen (...-1658) was a financial official (in Dutch 'ontvanger') for the council of the province of Utrecht. Josina died in the year this painting was made and the couple had 1 child: Dirck van Velthuysen. Frederick remarried in 1647 with Johanna van Straten. Painting from 1636.

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