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The Shipbuilder and his Wife , 1633

Oil on canvas
113 3/10 × 169 2/5 in
287.8 × 430.3 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor
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Royal Collection Trust
London, Edinburgh, +1 more
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Traditionally called 'The Shipbuilder and his Wife', this couple were identified in 1970 as …

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Traditionally called 'The Shipbuilder and his Wife', this couple were identified in 1970 as Jan Rijcksen (1560/2-1637) and his wife Griet Jans. He was a shareholder in the Dutch East India Company and from 1620 their master shipbuilder; both were Roman Catholics. He is shown working on what looks like a …

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Royal Collection Trust
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Traditionally called 'The Shipbuilder and his Wife', this couple were identified in 1970 as …

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Traditionally called 'The Shipbuilder and his Wife', this couple were identified in 1970 as Jan Rijcksen (1560/2-1637) and his wife Griet Jans. He was a shareholder in the Dutch East India Company and from 1620 their master shipbuilder; both were Roman Catholics. He is shown working on what looks like a …

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Image rights
© Royal Collection Trust / HM Queen Elizabeth II

The Shipbuilder and his Wife , 1633

Oil on canvas
113 3/10 × 169 2/5 in
287.8 × 430.3 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor
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