Swanevelt, Van, Herman, “Old Testament scene”

Swanevelt, Van, Herman, “Old Testament scene”

Woerden ? ca. 1600 – 1655

Old Testament scene

Copper
Dated: 1630
56,5 x 76 cm
Inv.nr. 115-1946, Cat. nr.163

Painted on a silver colored copper plate. The earliest dated work of this master.
The scene is one of departure. It used to be thought Jacob was the subject, but this doesn’t fit the Bible scripture (Gen. 28:5).

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