The Art Gallery of Jan Gildemeester Jansz c1794-95 by Dutch Painter Adriaan de Lelie (1755 – 1820); was a portrait painter and made many copies of the works by Rubens, Van Dyck as well as historical pieces by Italian and Dutch masters.
This genre painting shows the gallery of the art collector and merchant Jan Gildemeester Jansz (1744 – 1799), who converted two large rooms in his home into an picture gallery; with Gildemeester standing in the middle of the front room wearing a grey coat and blue pants and vest, conversing with one of his guest who is wearing a red coat.
The room is decorated with paintings by Jacob de Wit, Rembrandt, Rubens and other masters and the guest in attendance include Pieter Fouquet, C.R.T. Krayenhoff, the painters Adriaan de Lelie (kneeling on the right in the foreground), Jurriaan Andriessen, Mrs. Marianne Dull-Dohrman and Bernardus de Bosch Jeronimosz.
This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.