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Jakob Willemsz. de Wet: Elegant Party with Noah"s Ark


Jakob Willemsz. de Wet (Haarlem 1610 - Haarlem 1672)

Elegant Party with Noah"s Ark


Lot-No. 8 | Proceeds: 2.700,00 €

Oil/wood, 59,5 x 77 cm, min. dam. - While in the background the animals are already led on the Ark, the pleasure-loving party in the foreground doesn"t anticipate the imminent danger. - History a. landscape painter, probably a pupil of Rembrandt, whose artistical quality is rivalled by some of de Wets best paintings. - Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), St. Petersburg (Eremitage), Hamburg (Kunsthalle), München (Pinakothek), Braunschweig (Herzog-Anton-Ulrich-Mus.), Haarlem (Frans-Hals-Mus.) a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.

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