Gesina ter Borch: Sijbrant Schellinger and Jenneken ter Borch with two children in an interior (1669)

(Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

A painting by the Dutch female artist and poet Gesina ter Borch (1633 – 1690). Gesina came from an artistic family and Gesina was mainly a watercolorist. Her scenes are that of the family life, current events, and fashionable people. This scene for example shows her sister Jenneken ter Borch (1640-1675), her sister's husband Sijbrant Schellinger (1660-1687). The identity of the two children is not known - Jenneken and Sijbrant got children later. Painting from 1669.