1. Attributed to Gerbrand van den Eeckhout

Attributed to Gerbrand van den Eeckhout
Jacob meeting Laban's Shepherds
Oil on canvas, 129.6 x 157.3 cm
– Auction Christie's, Amsterdam, 2 May 1991, lot 49
– Private collection, Spain
W. Sumowski, Gemälde Der Rembrandt-Schüler, Volume II, Palatinate Verlagsanstalt, Landau/Pfalz, 1983
A drawing by Van den Eeckhout with the same composition is part of the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Budapest, Hungary.

Gerbrand van den Eeckhout was a notable Dutch painter of the Golden Age, renowned for his portraits, historical scenes, and biblical narratives. Born in Amsterdam, he was a pupil and close follower of Rembrandt van Rijn, whose influence is evident in Eeckhout's use of chiaroscuro and composition. Although not as famous as his mentor, Eeckhout's works exhibit a high degree of technical skill and emotional depth.

€ 8.000 - 12.000
Hammer amount
€ 6.000