Portrait of Pieter Dircksz Hasselaer (1554-1616), council and alderman of Amsterdam. He was also one of the nine founders of the Compagnie van Verre in 1594 (the predecessor of the V.O.C.). In the margin his name and family crest. Steel engraving by Jan Frederik Christiaan Reckleben (1819-1879). Intended as an illustration for: Johannes Pieter Arend. "General history of the country from the earliest times to the present day." 5 parts. Amsterdam: J.F. Schleijer, 1841-1884. dl. 2.5, p. 278. Source: Rijksmuseum, 2014.
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