Gesina ter Borch

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Gesina ter Borch
Gesina ter Borch, by Gesina ter Borch cropped.jpg
Self portrait, 1661
Born (1633-11-15)15 November 1633
Died 16 April 1690(1690-04-16)
Nationality Netherlands
Known for Painting
Movement Dutch Golden Age, Baroque

Gesina ter Borch (1633–1690) was a Dutch Golden Age painter, whose work mostly consists of watercolour paintings in albums.


Domestic fight
Posthumous portrait of her brother Moses, painted by Gesina with help from her brother Gerard, ca. 1667-1669

Gesina ter Borch was born in Deventer. According to the RKD she was the daughter of Gerard ter Borch the Elder and the sister of Gerard ter Borch, who taught her to draw and paint, and who painted her and other members of the family several times.[1] She lived her whole life on the Sassenstraat in Zwolle, where she died.[2]