EYCK, Gaspard van
(b. 1613, Antwerpen, d. 1673, Bruxelles)
Oil on canvas, 87 x 108 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
This high quality painting formerly was given to Claude Lorrain as a Battle of Lepanto, or A Combat between Turks and Venetians, and was dated c. 1655, or 1630-50, respectively. Since 1959, it is attributed to Gaspard van Eyck, pupil of Andries van Eertvelt, a marine painter.