Kunst und Antiquitäten → The Holy Family with the Infant St. John
Oil/canvas, 55,5 x 36,5 cm, some rest., relined. - In composition, the bright colours and the minute details the painting by S. does not stand behind the masterworks of the older Jan Brueghel I. - Literature: The painting is published with ill. in the cat. rais.: K. Ertz, C. Nissen: Adriaen van Stalbemt. Kritischer Katalog der Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik, Lingen 2018, cat. no. 286, p. 232s and p. 373. - Provenance: Private collection Niedersachsen. - Flemish landscape and figure painter. S. became master of the Antwerp St. Lukes guild in 1609, its deacon in 1618. He was in London in 1633 a. worked again in Antwerp thereafter. Sometimes he collaborated with P. Brueghel jun. and is one of his foremost followers. Mus.: Florence (Uffizi), Madrid (Prado), Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Antwerp, Frankfurt (Städel), Kassel a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bernt.