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Travellers on the Way

This painting bears witness to the technical painting talent that Jan I Brueghel possessed. He is an important link in the history of the art of landscape painting.

The Virgin in adoration before the sleeping Christ Child

This small painting refers to the marital bliss of Rubens. This is just as we often recognise his immediate family members in Rubens’ religious paintings.

Christ on the Cross

Rubens made this oil painting sketch in 1628 as preparation for an altarpiece upon commission of the Saint Michiel’s Church in Ghent.

Nicolaas Rockox

An old copy after the left panel of the triptych, The Doubting of Thomas, which Rockox ordered from Rubens as a funereal piece, destined for the chapel of the Minderbroeder’s Church.

Two studies of a Man’s Head

Van Dyck is an important portrait painter during the second quarter of the 17th Century. He possessed a talent primarily for capturing the essence of his characters.

Still Life

The art of Frans Snijders consists of, in addition to hunting scenes, still lives, amongst which are grandiose market scenes and still lives with fruit.

Fishmarket in Antwerp

Snijders was one of the most important still life and animal painters. After Van Dyck he was the most famous collaborator of Rubens. He lived next to Rockox and signed his testament as a witness.

Wild Boar Hunt

At the beginning of the 17th Century Rubens was without a doubt a very important painter of hunting tableaux. With Rubens, humans always played a very important role in his hunting pieces.

The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine

The Jesuit Daniël Seghers (1590-1661) has gone down in history as a painter of garlands, festoons, and wreaths of flowers in connection with religious presentations, a genre that his mentoring teacher

Forest Scene with Robbery

Vinckboons was a follower of the Bruegel family and applied himself to tableaux from daily life and landscape. The forest landscape is painted in the miniature style by David Vinckboons before his de