Ferdinand Bol
Dutch, June 24, 1616 - August 24, 1680
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., J. Paul Getty Museum, Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Ferdinand Bol worked at the studio of Rembrandt van Rijn before setting up his own atelier at the age of 26 as an independent master. At first, his style was so indebted to that of his teacher’s that people frequently mistook Bol’s work for Rembrandt’s. Bol quickly developed his own distinctive style, however, which …

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