Lievens was a child prodigy, whose early works in Leiden were highly praised by his contemporaries and valued by princely patrons. His later career was marked by important civic and private commissions in Amsterdam, the Hague and Berlin. Nevertheless, his name today barely registers in the public consciousness.
‘Jan Lievens: A Dutch Master Rediscovered’ Antiques and the Arts Online 11/25/08
Call Number: N6953 L53 A4X 2008 (LC) Oversize