Quirinus Stercke

Ferdinand Bol was one of Rembrandt’s most accomplished pupils. He painted many fashionable portraits of the leading burghers, whose newfound wealth and prestige led to an insatiable desire for likenesses of themselves. Quirinus Stercke, chief clerk at the Admiralty of Amsterdam, and Helena Eckhout (collection of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art) were married […]