HONDECOETER, Gillis Claesz. d'
(b. ca. 1575, Antwerpen, d. 1638, Amsterdam)
Baptism of the Moorish Chamberlain-
Oil on canvas, 111 x 203 cm
Rockox House, Antwerp
Gillis Claesz. d'Hondecoeter was a member of a family of Dutch painters. He was an artist often inspired by Roelandt Savery's landscapes crammed with domesticated and exotic birds and animals.