Portrait of Jan Pranger, director general of the Guinean Gold Coast
Mijn, Frans van der
Portrait of Jan Pranger, director general of the Guinean Gold Coast.
The companion piece to this painting is Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, inv. nr. SK-A-2249.
Jan Pranger (1700-1773) was director general of the Gold Coast from 1730 -1734.
In this full-length portrait he is depicted standing alongside a table with several documents and an inkstand.
Behind Pranger is a servant with a parasol under his arm, and through the open window a view of a fort.Please contact Rijksmuseum Amsterdam for reuse and copyrights.