Mattheus Verheyden: Portrait of Gerard Cornelis van Riebeeck and Charlotte Beatrix Strick van Linschoten (1755)

(Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

A set of two portraits by the Dutch artist Mattheus Verheyden (1700–1776). Depicted left is Gerard Cornelis van Riebeeck (1722-1759), an influential regent and town clerk of Delft. He is standing in front of his country house 'Essensteyn' in Voorburg. Standing right is Charlotte Beatrix Strick van Linschoten (1732-1795), the second wife of Gerard Cornelis van Riebeeck. She is standing in front of her country house 'Eemwijck' in Voorburg. Both paintings are from 1755.

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