Dominie Johannes Weeckstein (1638-1687)

Dominie Johannes Weeckstein (1638-1687)
Title
Dominie Johannes Weeckstein (1638-1687)
Date 
1674
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 27 1/4 x 22 3/4 in. ( 69.2 x 57.8 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase, The Beekman Family Association Fund
Object Number 
1950.6
Marks 
signature and date: lower left: "M. Naiveu / 1674"
Gallery Label 
The subject was a Latin teacher in Haarlem before he came to America in 1681 to assume the ministry of the Old Dutch Reformed Church at Kingston, N.Y., where he remained until his death. This likeness was painted in Holland and brought to America by him.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group