CLERCK, Hendrik de
(b. ca. 1570, Brussel, d. 1630, Brussel)
Susanna and the Elders-
Oil on panel, 173 x 196 cm
In this representation of the subject, based on the story of Susanna, found in a deuterocanonical chapter of the biblical Book of Daniel, Susanna stands naked at a fountain between the two old men. The man on the left touches her, the man on the right points to her jewelry and clothing.