15/01/2024 - 15/11/2024

Stadhuismuseum Zierikzee regularly organises exhibitions under the title Zeeland Masters of the Golden Age. Each year is devoted to a specific theme, subject or oeuvre of a particular artist. During the upcoming exhibition, the Flemish master Dirck van Delen will be put in the spotlight. Visitors will then also have the opportunity to admire a work from The Phoebus Foundation collection, namely Deathbed Portrait of Pieter van Delen. The exhibition will run from the 15th of January to the 15th of November 2024.

Dirck van Delen, Deathbed Portrait of Pieter van Delen, 1626

For those who want to discover more about this unique work, Extraordinary Death Portrait by Dirck van Delen can be read on our website. In this Phoebus Finding article, Dr Leen Kelchtermans examines the portrait based on the inscription at the top right in order to find out who the person portrayed was and how the portrait was created. Take a look at the article and discover more about the fascinating story behind this work of art!