Aerts, Hendrick “Allegory on death”

Aerts, Hendrick “Allegory on death”

Birthplace and -date unknown. Earliest references to the painter are found in Stockholm, and two of his paintings are dated 1602.

Allegory on death

Canvas
60 x 48 cm
Inv.nr. 137-1946, Cat.nr. 1

Very probably this is only a part of a much larger canvas. Interpretation of this scene is very uncertain. A reconstruction has been made bij Bernard M. Vermet, and was published january 1998 in “Gentse Bijdragen tot de kunstgeschiedenis en Oudheidkunde”.