John Closterman (1660-1711)
Artist associated with 62 portraits
The German painter John Closterman arrived in England in 1681 after working in Paris. In 1698, Closterman went on a Grand Tour to Italy and Spain to study art. This was probably supported by the Earl of Shaftesbury, a classical scholar and philosopher.
studio of John Closterman
oil on canvas, (circa 1702)
On display at Centraalmuseum, Utrecht, Netherlands in the exhibition 'Treaty of Utrecht'
All paintings by this artist on the BBC Your Paintings website